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Erciyes Medical Journal Leiomyoma of the Hand in an Adolescent [Erciyes Med J]
Erciyes Med J. 2020; 42(1): 105-107 | DOI: 10.14744/etd.2019.56588

Leiomyoma of the Hand in an Adolescent

İbrahim Karaman1, İbrahim Kafadar1, Ali Eray Günay2
1Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
2Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Kayseri Training and Research Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey

Leiomyoma is a solitary benign tumor of the smooth muscle and vascular tissue. It can occur anywhere in the body where smooth muscles are present, although it is seen in <1% of all soft tissue tumors of the upper extremities. It is rarely reported in the hand or in children and is usually seen in patients aged 5–84 years and in males. In this report, we describe the case of a 16-year-old patient presenting with leiomyoma of the hand.

Keywords: Smooth muscle, tumor, hand, adolescent, tendon.

İbrahim Karaman, İbrahim Kafadar, Ali Eray Günay. Leiomyoma of the Hand in an Adolescent. Erciyes Med J. 2020; 42(1): 105-107

Corresponding Author: İbrahim Karaman, Türkiye
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