Flashcards in Lumps and masses Deck (19):
Fluid filled synovial cyst, typicaly appears on dorsal aspect of wrist.
Occlusion of ducts in apocrine glands by antigen-antibody complexes. Lead to secondary infection. Most commonly involve axillae, groin, perianal, inframammary folds.
Excessive collagen deposition at a scar site, caused by tension during the healing wound.
Firm smooth hard growths, formed after minor injuries due to abnormal healing. More common in dark skinned people.
Benign soft tissue of adipose, slow growing. Soft, smooth, fluctuate, mobile.
Thickening and curving of toenail
Benign vascular lesion, red overgrowth of hemangioma of the skin.
Acne like lesions due to occlusion of the ducts.
von Recklinghausen's disease (NF1)
Cafe au lait spots, neurofibromas
Breakdown of muscle post surgery
Partial herniation of the bowel wall, lumen not affected
Occur at the lateral edge of the rectus sheath, below umbilical level.
Direct inguinal hernia
Muscle defect within Hesselbach's triangle.
Lined by: lateral border of rectus, inferior epigastric artery, inguinal ligament
Secondary to peripheral vascular disease. Occurs as deep, punctuated ulcers.
Secondary to venous incompetence. Occurs over medial or lateral malleolus and usually in the distribution of saphenous veins.
Secondary to sensory neuropathy and pressure sores.