Hand tumors, whether benign or malignant, can be painful and cause limited motion in the hand. At Plastic Surgery Associates of Lafayette, our staff provides treatment to patients in Lafayette, LA, who suffer from hand tumors.
What is a Hand Tumor?
Hand tumors are caused by a variety of conditions, including injuries, and may appear on any part of your hand. Some of the most common hand tumors are warts, moles, giant cell tumors of the tendon sheath, ganglion cysts, and epidermal inclusions.
How Do I Know If I Have a Hand Tumor?
Although the majority of hand tumors evaluated by us are benign, it is nonetheless important to seek immediate medical consultation so the growth can be evaluated. Symptoms of hand tumors include visible growths on top of the skin or painful lumps underneath the skin.
Hand Tumor Procedure
Surgical removal of hand tumors is often recommended by our physicians in Lafayette because it offers a definitive treatment with the lowest possibility of recurrence. If the tumor is determined to be cystic, fine needle aspiration may also be considered as a treatment method. Your surgeon will recommend the most appropriate course of action and explain all of the benefits and risks of a hand tumor procedure with you during your initial consultation.
Hand Tumor Recovery
Plastic Surgery Associates of Lafayette strongly recommends that patients with hand tumors consult with a surgeon prior to making treatment decisions. Although hand tumors are most likely benign, they can interfere with functioning as they increase in size. Patients who decide not to seek treatment should watch the area carefully and have any changes re-evaluated.
What Does Treatment for a Hand Tumor Cost?
We accept most insurance including workers’ comp. The total cost of your hand and wrist operation depends on several factors. After your consultation appointment, we give you a total cost that includes anesthesia, pre- and post-operative care, and other associated costs. We also offer financing through CareCredit®. To learn more call our office today.
Why Choose Plastic Surgery Associates
- We are the premier providers for reconstruction in Lafayette.
- Our team of surgical experts are highly qualified to perform a number of different reconstruction procedures.
- We offer a personalized and individualized treatment approach.
- We prioritize your health and well-being above all else.
What to Expect During your Consultation
We believe exceptional patient care is a right, not a privilege. Several areas will be covered during your consultation, including:
- Your medical history
- Discussion of your concerns and goals
- Explanation of procedure and expected results
- Customized treatment plan(s)
- Applicable fees and financing information
Plastic Surgery Associates of Lafayette offers cosmetic treatments using the latest medical advances to patients in entire Acadiana region, including New Iberia, Abbeville, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Shreveport, and Monroe. For your private consultation, contact our office today.