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Erciyes Medical Journal Leiomyoma of the hand in an adolescent [Erciyes Med J]
Erciyes Med J. Ahead of Print: EMJ-56588 | DOI: 10.14744/etd.2019.56588

Leiomyoma of the hand in an adolescent

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

Leiomyoma is a solitary benign tumor of smooth muscle and vascular tissue. It can occur anywhere in the body where smooth muscle is present though it is seen for less than 1% of all soft tissue tumors of the upper extremity. It is rarely reported in the hand or in children and is usually seen in the age range of 5-84 years and usually in males.
In this report, we present the case of a 16-year-old patient presenting leiomyoma of the hand.

Keywords: Smooth muscle, Tumor, Hand, Adolescent, Tendon.



Corresponding Author: İbrahim Karaman, Türkiye
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