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Space-occupying lesions



Treatment of intraosseous ganglion cyst of the lunate: A systematic review.
Li S, Sun C, Zhou X, Shi J, Han T, Yan H.
Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Jul 27. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001584. [Epub ahead of print]

Arthroscopic versus open excision of dorsal ganglion cysts: a systematic review.
Crawford C, Keswani A, Lovy AJ, Levy I, Lutz K, Kim J, Hausman M.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2018 Jul;43(6):659-664. doi: 10.1177/1753193417734428. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Wrist ganglion treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Head L, Gencarelli JR, Allen M, Boyd KU.
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Mar;40(3):546-53.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.12.014.

A systematic review of complications and recurrence rate of arthroscopic resection of volar wrist ganglion.
Fernandes CH, Miranda CD, Dos Santos JB, Faloppa F.
Hand Surg. 2014;19(3):475-80. doi: 10.1142/S0218810414300046.

Giant cell tumours

[Intralesional curettage and wide excision for treatment of giant cell tumors (GCTs) of the distal radius: A meta-analysis].
Yin ZC, Liu BG, Pang QJ, Chen XJ, Yu X.
Zhongguo Gu Shang. 2016 Jan;29(1):58-64. Chinese.

[Meta-analysis of risk factors of recurrence in patients with giant cell tumor on extremities].
Li R, Hu Y.
Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2014 Dec 23;94(47):3778-83. Chinese.

Giant cell tumours of the small bones of the hands and feet: long-term results of 30 patients and a systematic literature review.
Oliveira VC, van der Heijden L, van der Geest IC, Campanacci DA, Gibbons CL, van de Sande MA, Dijkstra PD.
Bone Joint J. 2013 Jun;95-B(6):838-45. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B6.30876.

A systematic review and meta-analysis of en-bloc vs intralesional resection for giant cell tumor of bone of the distal radius.
Pazionis TJ, Alradwan H, Deheshi BM, Turcotte R, Farrokhyar F, Ghert M.
Open Orthop J. 2013 Apr 28;7:103-8. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010103. Print 2013.

A multidisciplinary approach to giant cell tumors of tendon sheath and synovium--a critical appraisal of literature and treatment proposal.
van der Heijden L, Gibbons CL, Hassan AB, Kroep JR, Gelderblom H, van Rijswijk CS, Nout RA, Bradley KM, Athanasou NA, Dijkstra PD, Hogendoorn PC, van de Sande MA.
J Surg Oncol. 2013 Mar;107(4):433-45. doi: 10.1002/jso.23220. Epub 2012 Jul 17.

Which treatment is the best for giant cell tumors of the distal radius? A meta-analysis.
Liu YP, Li KH, Sun BH.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Oct;470(10):2886-94. doi: 10.1007/s11999-012-2464-7. Epub 2012 Jul 7.

Giant cell tumour of tendon sheath of the digits. A systematic review.
Fotiadis E, Papadopoulos A, Svarnas T, Akritopoulos P, Sachinis NP, Chalidis BE.
Hand (N Y). 2011 Sep;6(3):244-9. doi: 10.1007/s11552-011-9341-9. Epub 2011 Jun 1.

Other tumours and lesions

Scaphoid cysts: Literature review of etiology, treatment, and prognosis.
Safran T, Hazan J, Al-Halabi B, Al-Naeem H, Cugno S.
Hand (N Y). 2018 Apr 1:1558944718769386. doi: 10.1177/1558944718769386. [Epub ahead of print]

Is there still a role for osteoarticular allograft reconstruction in musculoskeletal tumour surgery? A long-term follow-up study of 38 patients and systematic review of the literature.
Bus MP, van de Sande MA, Taminiau AH, Dijkstra PD.
Bone Joint J. 2017 Apr;99-B(4):522-530. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B4.BJJ-2016-0443.R2.

Digital myopericytoma: A case report and systematic literature review.
Morzycki A, Joukhadar N, Murphy A, Williams J.
J Hand Microsurg. 2017 Apr;9(1):32-36. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1601397. Epub 2017 Mar 24.

Management of digital mucous cysts: a systematic review and treatment algorithm.
Jabbour S, Kechichian E, Haber R, Tomb R, Nasr M.
Int J Dermatol. 2017 Jul;56(7):701-708. doi: 10.1111/ijd.13583. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Chondrosarcomas of the hands and feet: A case series and systematic review of the literature.
Fayad LM, Ahlawat S, Khan MS, McCarthy E.
Eur J Radiol. 2015 Oct;84(10):2004-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2015.06.026. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

The surgical management of hand enchondroma without postcurettage void augmentation: authors' experience and a systematic review.
Bachoura A, Rice IS, Lubahn AR, Lubahn JD.
Hand (N Y). 2015 Sep;10(3):461-71. doi: 10.1007/s11552-015-9738-y.

Superficial acral fibromyxoma.
Sawaya JL, Khachemoune A.
Int J Dermatol. 2015 May;54(5):499-508. doi: 10.1111/ijd.12750. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Lipofibromatous hamartoma of the median nerve: a comprehensive review and systematic approach to evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.
Tahiri Y, Xu L, Kanevsky J, Luc M.
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Oct;38(10):2055-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.03.022. Epub 2013 May 17.

Melanoma of the hand and foot: epidemiological, prognostic and genetic features. A systematic review.
Durbec F, Martin L, Derancourt C, Grange F.
Br J Dermatol. 2012 Apr;166(4):727-39. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2011.10772.x.




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