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I had an MRI scan on a small synovial mass on my thumb. They

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I had an MRI scan on a small synovial mass on my thumb. They said differential diagnosis could include tumour or proliferative synovitis. I am seeing a sarcoma consultant tomorrow. The lump has barely altered in size for over a year. I'm obviously very concerned. How common is it for these things to be malign?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
I am a cancer doctor
if it hasn't changed in size for over a year, it is most likely benign like a proliverating synovitis
your thumb lesion doesn't sound malignant at this point.
but they most likely will biopsy it and prove it for sure.