giant cell tumor of tendon sheath
Definition: a nodule, possibly inflammatory in nature, arising commonly from the flexor sheath of the fingers and thumb; composed of fibrous tissue, lipid- and hemosiderin-containing macrophages, and multinucleated giant cells.
Synonym(s): localized nodular tenosynovitis
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