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Lumps and bumps frequently occur in the hands and wrists. Many are benign, fluid-filled masses like mucous cysts, retinacular cysts, and ganglion cysts. Others are benign, solid masses such as lipomas, fibromas, and giant cell tumors of tendon sheath or bone tumors like enchondromas. Our doctors can guide your treatment from possible needle aspiration and biopsy to removal and reconstruction.

Dupuytren's disease can cause contractures in the hands and fingers. Dr. Bronier Costas was one of the hand surgeons involved in the original research trials for Xiaflex, an injectable medication for treating Dupuytren's disease. All of our surgeons can provide a Dupuytren's disease treatment program tailored to you, from Xiaflex to surgery.

  • Bronier L. Costas, M.D.
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Gary M. Lourie, M.D.
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, IN
  • Allan E. Peljovich, M.D., M.P.H.
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Surgical Restoration of the Tetraplegic Hand and Upper Extremity: MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH.
  • Jeffrey A. Klugman, M.D.
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Joshua A. Ratner, M.D.
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: The Philadelphia Hand Center and Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
  • Bryce T. Gillespie, M.D.
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery: Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA