Giant Cell Tumor of The Tendon Sheath

Tendon sheaths are membranous sheaths that protect and lubricate tendons allowing them to move freely. A giant cell tumor is a type of tumor that sometimes develops in the tendon sheaths of the hand and wrist.

Sources:

https://www.ouh.nhs.uk/patient-guide/leaflets/files/12247Ptendon.pdf

https://www.assh.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=OE7-x13v9o0%3D&portalid=1

  • The American Board of  Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • University of Pittsburgh  Medical Center
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery: AAHS
  • Alpha Omega Alpha