Vol. 5, Issue 1

Tendon Sheath Fibroma (FTS) arising from foot

Anirudh Bansal1, Vikramjit Singh2, Kailash Sethi*3, Ajay Mandloi4

1,2Resident, 3Professor; Department of Orthopedics, Smt. B. K. Shah Medical Institute and Research Center, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia, Waghodia, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

4Dhiraj Hospital, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia, Vadodara.


Introduction: Tendon Sheath Fibroma (FTS) is a benign but rare condition. Tumor arises from the sheath of the tendon.
Case report: Middle aged female having mildly painful swelling on the dorsum of right foot with clinical and histopathological diagnosis of FTS is presented here.
Discussion: It is mostly found in the palm and on right side. FTS of foot region is rare.
Conclusion: Patient can be successfully treated with surgical excision.
Key words: Tendon sheath fibroma, FTS