COMPOUND PALMAR GANGLION PDF

Talukder S, Bandyopadhay A, Biswas S, Chakraborty S, Chakrabarti S. Imaging of Compound Palmar Ganglion with Pathologic Correlation. S Afr J Rad. Abstract: Compound palmar ganglion or tuberculous tenosynovitis of flexor tendons of wrist and hand is a rare disease. The incidence of extra-pulmonary. Compound palmar ganglion of tubercular origin with carpal tunnel syndrome is an uncommon condition. The aim of this study is to make.

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There were no contractures and the scar remained healthy. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak ; Multiple rice body formation accompanying the chronic nonspecific tenosynovitis of flexor tendons of the wrist. A thorough wash was given plmar the wound was closed.

A rare manifestation of tuberculosis. Compound palmar ganglion, Chronic flexor tenosynovitis, Melon seed bodies Introduction Chronic flexor tenosynovitis of the wrist, commonly of tuberculous origin is also called compound palmar ganglion.

Compound palmar ganglion with carpal tunnel syndrome. There are no signs of recurrence and no other foci of infection.

Histopathology of ganglionic tissue Click here to view. But once infected, it can cause inflammation of all tendon sheaths about the hand and wrist resulting in median nerve compression.

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Though the incidence is very less, it is not uncommon in developing countries. It can improve the patient functionally by preventing a subsequent arthrodesis which is a major concern for both the surgeon and the patient.

Compound palmar ganglion with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Histopathology of ganglionic tissue magnified view Click here to view. The palmar synovial bursa, covered by a dense palmar fascia, is not a common site for tuberculosis.

Although rare, tubercular tenosynovitis with carpal tunnel syndrome must be kept in mind as a differential diagnosis of chronic tenosynovitis especially in the developing countries. Early diagnosis, complete debulking and appropriate anti-tubercular therapy is needed to overcome this condition. There was no evidence of immunodeficiency.

How to cite this URL: The patient was successfully treated with debulking operation and anti-tubercular drugs. Inflamed tendon sheaths were excised after protection of the median nerve.

Publication Weekly Epidemiological Record, No. Operative finding of melon seed bodies are highly suggestive of tuberculous tenosynovitis. Intraoperatively, the presence of rice body or melon seed bodies is pathognomonic for confirming the diagnosis. Eur J Plastic Surg ; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; Clinical presentation and functional outcome in 32 patients.

J Med Oalmar Rep ;3: Intra-operative finding of melon seed bodies or rice bodies as seen in our case is pathognomonic of tuberculous tenosynovitis. Bone, Joints, Spine, and Bursal Sheaths. Intraoperative photo Click here to view. J Med Sci ; He responded to treatment achieving full functional recovery.

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J Coll Physicians Surg Pak ;17 4: The disease can progress and result in a gross destruction of structures around the wrist and hence requires excision ckmpound delay.

Compound palmar ganglion with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Early post operative mobilization helps to regain a powerful hand grip and also prevents stiffness and adhesions. Tuberculous extensor tenosynovitis of the wrist with extensor pollicis longus rupture: Click below to enlarge Figure 1: Compound palmar ganglion of tubercular origin with carpal tunnel syndrome is an uncommon condition. Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer.

Clinical picture showing compound palmar ganglion.

Click below to enlarge Figure 4: Histopathology showing large granuloma of epitheloid cells. Tubercular tenosynovitis of wrist and hand is a severe form of extrapulmonary TB.

Tenosynovitis of the wrist due to ganlion mycobacterium tuberculosis in a heart transplant patient. Tuberculous tenosynovitis of the hand.

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