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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Hence the diagnosis and confirmation of this clinical entity is delayed because of the gganglion of the condition. Tenosynovitis of the wrist due to resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis in a heart transplant patient.

Interfering with the disease before it involves the underlying bones is the main goal of treatment. The ganglion also contained melon seed bodies figure 3all of which were evacuated completely. Tuberculosis is still widely present in many developing countries, especially more so in immunocompromised individuals.

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Rice bodies, millet seeds, and melon seeds in tuberculous tenosynovitis of the hand and wrist. Fluid sample was taken for PCR. But once infected, it can cause inflammation of all tendon sheaths about the hand and wrist resulting in median nerve compression.

Early diagnosis, complete debulking palmqr appropriate anti-tubercular therapy is needed to overcome this condition.


Compound palmar ganglion with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Tuberculosis of the wrist. Ann Saudi Med ;6: A case report and literature review. Multiple rice body formation accompanying the chronic nonspecific tenosynovitis of flexor tendons of the wrist.

The disease can progress and result in a gross destruction of structures around the wrist and hence requires excision without delay. Rice bodies, millet Seeds, and melon seeds in tuberculous tenosynovitis of the hand and wrist. Chronic flexor tenosynovitis of the gangliin, commonly of tuberculous origin is also called compound palmar ganglion.

Compound palmar ganglion with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Tuberculosis tenosynovitis of the flexor tendons of the wrist and hand. Subsequent review of the patient showed a complete recovery of numbness and regaining of power in the operated hand.

Sitemap What’s New Feedback Disclaimer. Encapsulated swelling extending from wrist to palm Click here to view. Evening rise of temperature was more marked for the past one month. Bone, Joints, Spine, and Bursal Sheaths.

In that situation, a debulking tenosynovectomy and chemotherapy is a must for a better prognosis. Tuberculosis of the Skeletal System: Entire sensory territory of comppound median nerve was gannglion. A new look at an old disease. Inflamed tendon sheaths were excised after protection of the median nerve. Click below to enlarge Figure 4: Examination revealed two swellings proximal and distal to the flexor retinaculum with a positive cross fluctuation figure 1.

The condition was associated with pain which was worse at night, disturbing palmzr. Moreover, it is the recommended treatment of choice favoured in various reports in the literature.


J Med Sci ; Ann Plast Surg ; Radiographs of the wrist and hand were normal without any involvement of the underlying bones. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak ; Related articles Compound palmar ganglion neuropathy tubercular tenosynovitis. One year later, xompound completed anti tubercular therapy, patient is comfortable with using his left hand. Compound palmar ganglion is considered a severe form of extra-pulmonary musculoskeletal tuberculosis.

Compound palmar ganglion, neuropathy, tubercular tenosynovitis.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the most common causative organism for such an extensive lesion over the wrist and hand and is always confirmed by culture. Here, we are presenting a case of a year-old female, who presented to us with gradual increasing swelling in her left hand and wrist and numbness over left thenar eminence. According to literature, extensive debridement and full course chemotherapy brings about a better prognosis. Part II, tuberculous myositis, tuberculous bursitis, and tuberculous tenosynovites.

Thus, we conclude insisting that the possibility of tuberculosis in a chronic flexor tenosynovitis of the wrist should always be kept in mind. All the radiographic and laboratory tests were within the normal limits. PCR was positive for mycobacterium tuberculosis. The corresponding author is the guarantor of submission.