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Giant cell tumor finger

Patient Positioning

Patient seated in front of the examiner, hand palm down resting on a examination table.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on longitudinal planes over the joints and digits of interest. Do not use any pressure - especially while looking for effusion or using doppler mode.

note: radiodorsal aspect

note: radial aspect

note: dorsal aspect

note: ulnar aspect

note: Patient with histologically proven Giant cell tumor of the finger, which is considered to be a form of focal pigmented villonodular proliferative synovitis with similar histological findings. In general it appaers as a benign synovial tumor of the tendon sheath.