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J Hand Surg Am. 2011 Jan;36(1):110-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.09.004. Epub 2010 Nov 18.

Recurrent calcifying aponeurotic fibroma of the thumb: case report.

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.


We present an unusual case report of an aggressive, recurrent calcifying aponeurotic fibroma of the thumb in an adult man with invasion into the distal and proximal phalanges, the skin, the radial and ulnar neurovascular bundles, and the tendons, treated with amputation and an immediate toe-to-thumb transfer.

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