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Digital mucous cyst excision using a proximally based skin flap.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25384919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Mucous cysts of the fingers are benign ganglionic lesions arising generally from the distal interphalangeal joint that are more frequent between the fifth and seventh decades. They are usually asymptomatic; however, in certain cases such as pain or when the overlying skin is excessively attenuated, leading to breakdown and oozing of synovial fluid and potential risk of infection, surgical excision is recommended. In the present article a technique to excise the cyst while preserving its overlying attenuated skin is presented.
Authors:
Joan Arenas-Prat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of plastic surgery and hand surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2000-6764     ISO Abbreviation:  J Plast Surg Hand Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101534130     Medline TA:  J Plast Surg Hand Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-2     Citation Subset:  -    
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