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VOLUME 4 , ISSUE 2 ( October, 2009 ) > List of Articles


Intramuscular myxoma of the hypothenar muscles

Freih Odeh Abu Hassan, Maha Shomaf

Keywords : Myxoma, Hand, Neoplasm, Hypothenar

Citation Information : Hassan FO, Shomaf M. Intramuscular myxoma of the hypothenar muscles. 2009; 4 (2):103-106.

DOI: 10.1007/s11751-009-0061-4

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; The Author(s).


Intramuscular myxomas of the hand are rare entities. Primarily found in the myocardium, these lesions also affect the bone and soft tissues in other parts of the body. This article describes a case of hypothenar muscles myxoma treated with local surgical excision after frozen section biopsy with tumor-free margins. Radiographic images of the axial and appendicular skeleton were negative for fibrous dysplasia, and endocrine studies were within normal limits. The 8-year follow-up period has been uneventful, with no complications. The patient is currently recurrence free, with normal intrinsic hand function.

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