Pisiform bone

What is Pisiform bone?

A small rounded carpal bone situated where the palm of the hand meets the outer edge of the wrist.

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What could be the cause of the pisiform bone being swollen. It's about twice the size of the other side. It don't hurt, nor does it inhibit any movement.
I did lose strength in that arm this morning when doing triceps exercises with 20 lb weights in both hands.
Dear Sir, thanks for question. I have understood your concern, see swelling indicates injury or inflammation at site affected, as you mentioned pain in piriform bone may due to accute immediately compression to underlying tissue. as you mentioned that you were doing triceps curls so might be...
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I have really bad pain in a bone in my left search says it's the pisiform bone. Is there a way I can treat this myself? I don't have a doctor and it costs me a lot to go to one out of my insurance group. I'm 70, don't have arthritis and haven't hit my hand to break anything. It's been on ongoing thing for several weeks now. Thank you.
Go for ice pack and have wrist mulligan mobilization and wrist strengthening excs. U can have checkup with physiotherapists in 1nce a week.
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I got kicked on the outside of the hand over three weeks ago playing football. Whilst it doesn t hurt continuously, I get very sharp, intense pain when I push down with that side of my hand and tenderness when touching the area. The main pain seems to be in the gap between the pisiform carpal and the ulna (from looking at hand images - apologies for the assumptions), though less tenderness is felt further up towards my little finger . It tends to hurt also when I m lifting even relatively light weights. There is no noticeable swelling or bruising but the pain hasn t lessened in the three weeks and I m just wondering whether there is anything more serious than simply bruising to the impact area.
Thanks for posting your query

From description it seems you might having TFCC(triangular fibrocartilage complex) tear- ligament between distal radius, ulna and ulna and carpal bone.

I would suggest getting this evaluated by an orthopedician for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate...
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I am having sometimes severe pain near my pisiform bone on my left wrist/hand, especially when lifting and pouring. I hear crunching, grinding sounds, squishy sounds, clicking too. I have degenerative arthritis, I am 53 years old. Wrist feels stiff and some of the fingers sometimes too.
I would suggest you to show it to orthopaedic surgeon as it can be TFCC injury or wrist synovitis. So diagnosis can be confirmed by MRI. if there is TFCC tear then it will need debridement.
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I have a large hard painful bump at the pisiform palmar side. It causes pain up my arm nearly to the elbow . It also causes pain up through the middle palmar side of my hand and tingling/numbness in the 4th and 5th finger (all on right hand). I have been told it was tendonitis and would get better. That didn t happen. Then told it was capsulitis and was given a cortisone shot which helped for about two days. Now the lump is larger and highly visible to the naked eye and the pain and tingling/numbness is worse. I also can no longer trust the hand to hold anything without shooting pain or open anything without the same. The hand is becoming noticeably weaker and I ve started having trouble controlling the movement at times when it is very sore. I am scheduled to have an MRI this coming week and want to be well informed before going of what it could possibly be but can t seem to find any helpful information anywhere.
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The swelling near the pisiform is likely to be due to tendonitis but since the swelling is compressing the nerve and a visible muscle weakness is there, the extent of affection needs to be determined by MRI so that surgical treatment can be considered.
I hope this...
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