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Vascular Tumors Of The Hand And Fingers

If you suffer from vascular tumors of the hand and fingers, please Schedule an appointment with one of our orthopedic specialists as soon as possible.

What Are Vascular Tumors Of The Hand And Fingers?

Vascular tumors of the hand and fingers encompass a range of conditions involving abnormal growths or abnormalities in the blood vessels. These tumors can originate from different types of blood vessels, such as arteries, veins, or capillaries. Some common types of vascular tumors in the hand and fingers include hemangiomas, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), angiosarcomas, and glomus tumors.

Symptoms For Vascular Tumors Of The Hand And Fingers

Vascular tumors can present with various symptoms depending on their location, size, and characteristics. These symptoms may include visible lumps or nodules, skin discoloration (such as red or blue patches), swelling, pain, warmth, and changes in skin texture or appearance.

Diagnosis of vascular tumors typically involves a combination of physical examination, medical history assessment, imaging tests (such as ultrasound, MRI, or angiography), and occasionally, a biopsy to evaluate the tumor’s nature.

Treatments For Vascular Tumors Of The Hand And Fingers

Treatment options for vascular tumors depend on several factors, including the type of tumor, its size, location, and the patient’s overall health. Small and asymptomatic tumors may not require treatment and can be monitored closely. However, larger or symptomatic tumors may necessitate intervention. Treatment options may include surgical removal, embolization (blocking the blood supply to the tumor), radiation therapy, or a combination of these approaches.

It’s important for individuals with suspected vascular tumors of the hand and fingers to consult with a qualified healthcare professional, such as a hand surgeon or an oncologist, for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management plan.


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