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European Journal of Dermatology


Angiomyxolipoma of the thumb Volume 27, numéro 6, November-December 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, South Korea
2 Department of Dermatology, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, South Korea
3 Research Institute of Clinical Medicine of Chonbuk National University-Biomedical Research Institute of Chonbuk National University Hospital, Jeonju, South Korea

Lipomas presenting on any of the digits are seldom encountered, especially those that do not involve the volar aspect of the fingers [1]. Angiomyxolipoma (AML) is a rare variant of lipoma that presents as a well-circumscribed tumour, characterized by proliferation of adipose tissue with a myxoid stroma and multiple thick- and thin-walled blood vessels. To the best of our knowledge, only one case of AML presenting on the finger has been reported in the literature. Herein, we report an extremely rare [...]