Tumor and Tumor-Like Lesions of Soft Tissue

  • F. M. VanhoenackerEmail author
  • P. Van Dyck
  • J. L. Gielen
  • A. M. De Schepper
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Masses of the hand and wrist are a common clinical problem. Soft-tissue tumors of the hand and wrist are far more frequent than bone tumors. If clinical examination is equivocal, imaging is often requested. This chapter aims to present an overview of the imaging characteristics of the most frequent tumor and tumor-like soft-tissue lesions of the hand and wrist.


Synovial Sarcoma Desmoid Tumor Giant Cell Tumor Tendon Sheath Glomus Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. M. Vanhoenacker
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • P. Van Dyck
    • 1
  • J. L. Gielen
    • 1
  • A. M. De Schepper
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital AntwerpEdegemBelgium
  2. 2.General Hospital Sint-Maarten Duffel-MechelenDuffelBelgium

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