Magnetic resonance imaging in the visualization of benign tumors and tumor-like lesions of hand and wrist.

@article{Ergun2010MagneticRI,
  title={Magnetic resonance imaging in the visualization of benign tumors and tumor-like lesions of hand and wrist.},
  author={Tarkan Ergun and Hatice Lakadamyali and Alihan Derinçek and Nefise Cağla Tarhan and Ahmet Bekir Ozturk},
  journal={Current problems in diagnostic radiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={1-16}
}
The differential diagnosis of benign tumors and tumor-like lesions of the hand and wrist region is important with regard to choosing the therapy (medical versus surgical), or to decide to just follow-up the lesion. In most of the cases the proper analysis of MRI findings in correlation with the patient's history is sufficient to meet a specific diagnosis. However, diagnostic confusion is not uncommon as there are numerous lesions affecting the hand and wrist region. This pictorial essay offers… CONTINUE READING