Timothy Shane Johnson, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

Timothy Shane Johnson

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Mucous Cysts (mucoid cyst, mucinous pseudocyst, myxomatous cutaneous cyst, synovial cyst, periungual ganglion, nail cyst, digital myxoid cyst, cutaneous myxoid cyst

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history The classic presentation of a mucous cyst involves a 60-year-old female with a mass on the dorsal aspect of her distal phalanx that she first noted several months ago (rarely are they in multiple locations). Associated with the slowly enlarging…

Ganglion Cyst (synovial cyst, bible cyst, mucinous cyst, mucinous tumor, benign cystic mucinous tumor)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Ganglion cysts are benign, mucin-filled, subcutaneous masses that typically arise from underlying joint capsules, tendons, or tendon sheaths. They represent the most common soft tissue tumors of the hand and digits. Initial patient consultation typically involves a new mass that…

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