Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2017 Nov 16. Epub 2017 Nov 16.
Service de chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologie, hôpital d'instruction principal de Tunis, Montfleury, 1008 Tunis, Tunisie.
Through a retrospective study of 70 cases of benign soft tissue tumors in the orthopedic traumatology department of the military hospital of Tunis over a 12-year period from January 2005 to December 2016, we have compared our findings to those of the literature in an attempt to identify epidemiological notions relevant to daily medical practice as epidemiological data on benign tumors of the soft parts of the hand remain few and sometimes discordant. The authors report a series of 70 active, young adults, mostly female, with a swelling at the level of the hand as the most common reason for consultation. The middle finger and index finger were the most affected fingers at equal frequencies. Read More