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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He had compoune of appetite and loss of weight for six months prior to admission. Intra-operative finding of melon seed bodies or rice bodies as seen in our case is pathognomonic of tuberculous tenosynovitis. Compound palmar ganglion, Chronic flexor tenosynovitis, Melon seed bodies.

Compound palmar ganglion causing compressive neuropathy of the median nerve. Subsequent review of the patient showed a complete recovery of numbness and regaining of power in the operated hand. Intraoperative photo Compoun here to view. J Pediatr Orthop B ; PCR was positive for mycobacterium tuberculosis.


J Orthop Allied Sci ;5: J Coll Physicians Surg Pak ; Tuberculosis TB of synovial sheath of tendon is uncommon, it is a severe form of extrapulmonary TB, diagnosis is obvious on clinical grounds in later stages, but is always confirmed by histopathology.

The condition was associated with pain which was worse at night, disturbing sleep.

Compound palmar ganglion with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Chronic flexor tenosynovitis of the wrist, commonly of tuberculous origin is also called compound palmar ganglion. Patient was treated with thorough debridement and decompression of carpal tunnel along with anti-tubercular therapy.

Rice-body formation and tenosynovitis componud the wrist: Tubercular compound palmar ganglion causing carpal tunnel syndrome. Guidelines for National Programmes, 2nd edition Here, we report a year-old male who presented with pain and progressive swelling over the left wrist and hand.

Clinical photo Click here to view. Tuberculous tenosynovitis of pallmar flexor tendons of the wrist and hand. Saudi J Sports Med ; One year later, having completed anti tubercular therapy, patient is comfortable with using his left hand.

Compound palmar ganglion with carpal tunnel syndrome.

Local examination revealed a fluctuating, dumbbell-shaped swelling of the right wrist and palm with numbness of radial three and a half fingers. Click below to enlarge Figure 3: Histopathology of ganglionic tissue magnified view Click here to view.


Ganglioon was no evidence of immunodeficiency.

Related articles Compound palmar ganglion neuropathy tubercular tenosynovitis. Early recognition and complete surgical excision of the diseased tissue along with appropriate anti-tubercular therapy gives a better prognosis. Compound palmar ganglion with carpal tunnel syndrome.

How to cite this URL: He was diagnosed to have chronic flexor tenosynovitis of left wrist and was treated with debulking gangkion along with anti tubercular therapy.

According to WHO guidelines, patient was started with two months of isoniazid Hrifampicin Rpyrazinamide Zethambutol E in the intensive phase followed by 4 months continuation phase of HR thrice a week. Rice bodies, millet seeds, and melon seeds in tuberculous tenosynovitis of the hand and wrist.

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