CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Revista Iberoamericana de Cirugía de la Mano 2023; 51(02): e116-e119
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1776980
Reporte de un caso | Case Report

Fibroma of the Tendon Sheath of the Finger in a 6-year-old Girl: A Case Report

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1   Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, SSIBE, Hospital de Palamós, Palamós, Girona, España
Javier Ochoa García
1   Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, SSIBE, Hospital de Palamós, Palamós, Girona, España
Lluís Pomerol Sanfeliu
1   Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, SSIBE, Hospital de Palamós, Palamós, Girona, España
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We report a case of tendon sheath fibroma, a rare benign tumor of young adults aged 20 to 40 and extraordinary in pediatric patients. The fibroma was at the volar side of the middle phalanx of the third finger of a 6-year-old girl. The diagnosis relied on the histological study because ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging studies were inconclusive. Even though marginal resection is the usual treatment, the local recurrence rate is high.

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Publication History

Received: 18 October 2021

Accepted: 19 September 2023

Article published online:
05 December 2023

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