Masses of the hands or skin
Most of us have at one time or another, noticed a lump in the wrist, at the end of the finger or palm or elsewhere on the body. These masses are common, yet most often are removed if necessary using your insurance. Many of them can be removed in the office with minimal down time. Some are soft, movable masses under the skin of the arms or trunk and are lipomas, or masses of fat, that occasionally are genetic. Other masses occur in the wrist or hand as cyst, ganglions or solid grows. Removal often involves sending the mass for testing for confirm it is benign. Sometimes such masses are cancerous, and require additional attention is a timely fashion. If you find yourself “lumpy”, come show us! We can help get rid of the bump.