Lumps, Bumps, and What to Do with Them

JAAOS article examines “Diagnosis and Management of Soft-tissue Masses”

Nearly every orthopaedist—as well as other providers of musculoskeletal care—has encountered patients who have soft-tissue masses of the extremities. The November issue of the Journal of the AAOS (JAAOS) takes a look at how orthopaedic surgeons and others can properly diagnose and manage these lumps and bumps. AAOS Now Editor-in-Chief Designee Eeric Truumees, MD, recently spoke with lead author Joel Mayerson, MD, to uncover more information about the approach to soft-tissue masses, imaging recommendations, and promising research for the future.

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