giant cell tumor of tendon sheath

(redirected from localized nodular tenosynovitis)

gi·ant cell tu·mor of ten·don sheath

a nodule, possibly inflammatory in nature, arising commonly from the flexor sheath of the fingers and thumb; composed of fibrous tissue, lipid- and hemosiderin-containing macrophages, and multinucleated giant cells.

giant cell tumor of tendon sheath

Soft tissue tumors A potentially recurring lesion of the acral flexor tendon sheath which affects young Pts, is slightly more common in ♂, often with a long Hx, most common in the knee and ankle; GTTS is a variant of fibrous histiocytoma; it reaches a maximum of 3 mm, and may erode into bone. See Malignant giant cell tumor of tendon sheath.

gi·ant cell tu·mor of ten·don sheath

(jī'ănt sel tū'mŏr ten'dŏn shēth)
A nodule arising commonly from the flexor sheath of the fingers and thumb; composed of fibrous tissue, lipid- and hemosiderin-containing macrophages, and multinucleated giant cells.
Synonym(s): localized nodular tenosynovitis.

giant cell tumor of tendon sheath

A localized nodular tenosynovitis.
See also: tumor
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