Volume : 6
Issue : 3
Tumoral lesions of the bones of the hands - Pictorial essay
Pdf Page Numbers :- 86-92
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*Corresponding author: Prof. Kakarla Subbarao, MS, D.Sc. (HON), FRCR, FACR, FICP, FSASMA, FCCP, FICR, FCGP, Chairman, KIMS Foundation and Research Centre, Minister Road, Secunderabad - 500003, Telangana, India. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received 22 May 2018; Accepted 05 June 2018; Published 13 June 2018
Citation: Kakarla S. Tumoral lesions of the bones of the hands - Pictorial essay. J Med Sci Res. 2018; 6(3): 86-92. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2018/6-15
Copyright: © 2018 Kakarla S. Published by KIMS Foundation and Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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All swellings of the fingers and hand are not neoplastic. The benign tumors of the bones of the hands and their radiographic manifestations have been described in the previous article. Conventional radiographs of the hands give a clue to the diagnosis of tumoral lesions of the bones. It is essential to correlate the radiological findings with clinical and laboratory data. Rarely it is necessary to go for advanced imaging like ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclide scans for a diagnosis.
Keywords: Tumor lesions of the bones; abnormalities of the bones; bones of the hands; infective and metabolic disorders