Dr Pr. D’Agostino, MD, PhD

Hand Clinic Brussels - Lasne

LOUISE +32 2 534 29 99 LASNE +32 2 653 11 11

Diagnostics

"Trigger finger" and "trigger thumb", involve the pulleys and tendons in the hand that bend the fingers.

The tendons work like long ropes connecting the muscles of the forearm with the bones of the fingers and thumb. In the finger, the...

Ganglion cysts are very common lumps within the hand and wrist that occur adjacent to joints or tendons.

It often resembles a water balloon on a stalk, and is filled with clear fluid or gel.

The most common types are :

Dorsal...

Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common inflammatory arthritis in adults.

The word arthritis literally means "inflamed joint."

It is a chronic inflammatory degenerative disease characterized by arthritis often bilateral and...

Any abnormal lump or bump, or "mass", is considered a tumor. The term "tumor" does not necessarily mean it is malignant or that it is a cancer. In fact, the vast majority of hand and wrist tumors are benign or non-cancerous. Any lump or bump in...

The hand is made up of many bones that form its supporting framework. This frame acts as a point of attachment for the muscles that make the wrist and fingers move.

A fracture occurs when enough force is applied to a bone to break it. When...

The muscles that bend or flex the fingers are called flexor muscles. These flexor muscles move the fingers through cord-like extensions called tendons, which connect the muscles to bone.

The flexor muscles start from the elbow and forearm...