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Digital Angioleiomyoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Author(s): Michael J. Sileo *

Journal: Journal of Orthopaedics
ISSN 0972-978X

Volume: 5;
Issue: 2;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Digital Angioleiomyoma | Report | Review .

Angioleiomyomas are rare, benign, smooth muscle tumors that are rarely found in the hand. In Butler’s review of 437 hand tumors, only one was a leiomyoma4. We present a case of a digital angioleiomyoma that presented with gradual enlargement and reactive bony changes of the middle phalynx. Wide excision proved to be curative. A discussion and review of the literature follows.
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