Cutaneous Angioleiomyoma – A Rare Cause of Posterior Heel Pain: A Case Report

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Title Cutaneous Angioleiomyoma – A Rare Cause of Posterior Heel Pain: A Case Report
 
Creator Wollina, Uwe
Schönlebe, Jacqueline
Tchernev, Georgi
Gianfaldoni, Serena
Lotti, Torello
 
Description Heel pain is a common presentation in outpatient clinics. Here, we report a 69-year-old woman who complaint about a painful nodule on her left posterior heel. There was no history of trauma. The lesion developed during ten weeks without any bleeding or ulceration. On examination, we observed a subcutaneous firm nodule of about 1 cm in diameter. The lesion was hypoechoic in diagnostic sonography suggesting a fibromatous tumour, which was removed surgically. Histologic investigations confirmed the diagnosis of cutaneous angioleiomyoma. The occurrence of this benign tumour on the heel is quite uncommon but obvious a possible cause for heel pain. During follow-up, no recurrence was observed.
 
Publisher Scientific Foundation SPIROSKI, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia; ID Design 2012/DOOEL Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
 
Date 2017-07-19
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Case report
 
Format application/pdf
application/pdf
 
Identifier http://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2017.110
10.3889/oamjms.2017.110
 
Source Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences; Vol 5 No 4 (2017): Jul 25 (OAMJMS) Global Dermatology-1; 436-438
1857-9655
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2017.110/1497
http://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2017.110/1442
 

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