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56 Possible Causes for Swelling of the Dorsum of a Hand

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  • Streptococcal Infection

    […] over the dorsum of the left hand.[] […] had a temperature of 100.6F, synovitis and effusions in both knees L R; right ankle and fifth DIP showed periarticular involvement (Figure 1 ), tenosynovitis and there was swelling[]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    A 31-year old man presented with swelling and purpura of the dorsum of the hands following sun exposure.[]

  • Tuberculous Gumma

    Cutaneous examination revealed multiple swellings distributed over dorsum of left hand and middle phalanx of left index finger and base of left little finger.[] Later he developed similar swellings and sinuses over right index finger, base of right thumb, back of elbow, dorsum of left hand, left little finger, base of middle three[] Biopsy taken from swelling on the dorsum of left hand showed tubercular granulation tissue. Both biopsy and culture have confirmed the diagnosis of tuberculous gumma.[]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    To evaluate differences in laboratory parameters, clinical presentation, and incidence of coronary artery lesions (CAL) between children with neutropenic and non-neutropenic Kawasaki disease (KD). All consecutive KD patients that presented to the Second Affiliated Hospital and Yuying Children's Hospital of Wenzhou[…][]

  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

    A 55 year old male presented with pain and swelling over dorsum of right hand and small joints, and loss of sweating over right hand since two months.[]

  • Serum Sickness

    Antithymocyte globulin (ATG) is a preparation of polyclonal antibodies frequently used to treat acute cellular rejection in organ transplant recipients. Use of rabbit ATG has been associated with serum sickness in liver and kidney transplantation patients previously exposed to rabbits. Here, we report the case of a[…][]

  • Tuberculous Tenosynovitis

    Case 2. 21 aged male; Patient was injured in the left hand at the sea, followed by swelling and pain in the dorsum of the hand.[] Case 3. 59 aged male; He has had swelling and pain over the volar surface of the left forearm for one and half year.[]

  • Subcutaneous Emphysema

    She was referred back to A&E the following day by her general practitioner because of extensive swelling on the dorsum of the hand and forearm.[]

  • Compartment Syndrome

    Compartment syndrome A picture following surgery for compartment syndrome Specialty Orthopedics Symptoms Pain, numbness, pallor, decreased ability to move the affected limb [1] Complications Acute : Volkmann's contracture [2] Types Acute, chronic [1] Causes Acute : Trauma ( fracture , crush injury ), following a[…][]

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Although Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is the most common form of systemic vasculitis in children, the long term effect of HSP on endothelial function is still not clear. The aim of our study was to evaluate the long term effect of HSP on endothelial function in children and adolescents. This research was an[…][]

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