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Unusual and memorable A tender swelling of the dorsum of a hand in a middle aged woman

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Case Number 21: Series edior: Gary D Wright

A healthy 42 year old woman presented with a tender red-bluish fluctuating swelling of the dorsum of her left hand, which had been present for five weeks. The swelling was not warm and originated from one or two extensor tendon sheaths (fig …

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  • Contributors: e j ter borg, m tersmette*, Departments of Rheumatology and *Medical Microbiology and Immunology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, the Netherlands.