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Chir Organi Mov. 2001 Apr-Jun;86(2):143-52.

Vascular leiomyoma of the limbs.

[Article in English, Italian]

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  • 1Clinica Ortopedica, Dipartimento Specialit√† Medico-Chirurgiche, Universit√†, Padova.


After reporting the most significant data in the literature, the authors present 5 cases of vascular leiomyoma of the limbs (1 in the upper limb, 4 in the lower limb) in subjects of both sexes. In all of the patients, diagnosis was only possible thanks to histological examination, confirmed by an immunohistochemical examination. In none of the cases was there recurrence of neoplasm after surgical exeresis.

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