Office management of digital mucous cysts.

@article{Zuber2001OfficeMO,
  title={Office management of digital mucous cysts.},
  author={Thomas J Zuber},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2001},
  volume={64 12},
  pages={1987-90}
}
Digital mucous cysts are solitary, clear, or flesh-colored nodules that develop on the dorsal digits between the distal interphalangeal joint and the proximal nail fold. There are two types of digital mucous cysts: one type is associated with degenerative changes in the distal interphalangeal joint, and the second type is independent of the joint and arises from metabolic derangement of fibroblasts that produce large quantities of hyaluronic acid. The two types are clinically indistinguishable… CONTINUE READING
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