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Ann Pathol. 1988;8(1):54-6.

Focal myositis and its differential diagnosis. A case report and review of the literature.

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  • 1Department of Anatomic Pathology, Hospital de Clinicas, School of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay, South America.

Abstract

A 55 year-old woman underwent a wide surgical excision because a left thigh mass. The histopathological study showed a focal myositis of the vastus lateralis muscle. The patient remains asymptomatic after four years follow-up. The differential diagnosis with soft tissue sarcomas and other inflammatory myopathies is discussed.

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