Pop quiz #136

The correct answer is A. Fibroblasts.

Digital mucous cysts are pseudocysts found on the dorsal digits between the distal interphalangeal joint and the nail fold. The fibroblasts in digital mucous cysts produce large quantities of hyaluronic acid.

The remaining answer choices do not produce the mucin in digital mucous cysts.


References: PMID: 20548912

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