SOFT TISSUE TUMORINCIDENCEAPPEARANCEDIAGNOSISTREATMENTMUCOUS CYSTtypically occurs at NAIL FOLDS or DIPJoval, soft, dome-shaped papule or nodulemicroscopid exam reveals myxoid degeneration with STELLATE fibroblasts1. local steroid injection 2.recurrence treated with excisionmost common in middle-aged to elderlycystic central region containing a clear gel-like fluidotherwise the dermis is normal3. persistent recurence may require DIGITAL ARTHROPLASTYmost common soft tissue mass found in foot and anklewell circumscribed, soft, fluid filled massoften established clinically by soft cystic consistency of the massbased on symptomsGANGLION CYSTfrequently movable in the subcutaneous tissuetransilluminatestotal excision with repair of the capsule or tendon defectoften on dorsum of footaspiration can be performedfrequently originates from extensor tendons or joint capsuleADVENTITIOUS BURSAoccurs at sites of bony prominences from constant irritationswelling, erythema, and pain
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