Hand Tumors

Lumps and bumps at the hands are quite common. Most of the time, such growths are benign tumors; however, a high index of suspicion is always imperative to avoid the misdiagnosis of a malignant tumor (see image below).

Description

Lumps and bumps at the hands are quite common. Most of the time, such growths are benign tumors; however, a high index of suspicion is always imperative to avoid the misdiagnosis of a malignant tumor (see image below). A complete history and physical examination with special attention to the affected limb, supplemented by radiologic studies and biopsies, are fundamental to obtain the correct diagnosis and the proper treatment.