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Cutaneous Myxoma of Multiple Lesions

Iida, Ken, MD; Egi, Takeshi, MD, PhD; Shigi, Masato, MD; Sogabe, Yusuke, MD; Ohashi, Hirotsugu, MD, PhD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open: February 5, 2019 - Volume Latest Articles - Issue - p
doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000002040
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Summary: Cutaneous myxoma is a rare neoplasm typically occurring as an asymptomatic nodule on the head, neck, and chest regions of adults. However, multiple cutaneous myxoma of the subungual space is even rarer. Here, we report a case of multiple cutaneous myxoma of the subungual space in which the tumor was removed by creating a mid-radial incision while preserving the nail matrix. The excisional biopsy samples were dispatched for histopathological examination and confirmed to be cutaneous myxoma. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on multiple cutaneous myxoma of the subungual space.

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Published online 5 February 2019.

Received for publication March 29, 2018; accepted October 10, 2018.

Disclosure: The authors have no financial interest to declare in relation to the content of this article. The Article Processing Charge was paid for by the authors.

Takeshi Egi, MD, PhD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Saiseikai Nakatsu Hospital, Shibata 2-10-39, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0012, Japan, E-mail:k.iida.seikei@gmail.com

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