Collagenous pseudotumours of the hands.

  title={Collagenous pseudotumours of the hands.},
  author={O C Kestler},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  volume={11 4},
  • O C Kestler
  • Published 1952 in Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Soft-tissue tumours on the dorsum of the hand in an area between the level of the radiocarpal and metacarpo-phalangeal joints frequently present a diagnostic problem. These " collagenous pseudotumours " seem to represent a separate entity. Cases with less swelling have been regarded as instances of rheumatoid tenosynovitis, but in fact these lesions differ pathologically from those of tenosynovitis. In the past they have not been adequately treated, and the only effective treatment that can be… CONTINUE READING