superficial angiomyxoma

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superficial angiomyxoma

A solitary, slow-growing, infiltrative superficial tumour averaging 3.5 cm, which is found on the trunk, genitalia, head and neck, and limbs, and is classically associated with Carney complex.

Management
Surgery; no recurrence.
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This report describes the clinical and pathological findings of a rare case of cutaneous myxoma in a pintagol.
On the basis of this a diagnosis of cutaneous myxoma with prominent vascular component was made.
Cutaneous myxomas usually form a part of syndromes like NAME syndrome (nevi, atrial myxoma, myxoid neurofibromata and ephelides) and the LAMB syndrome (lentigines, atrial myxoma, mucocutaneous myxoma, and blue nevi).
Multiple periorbital cutaneous myxomas progressing to scleromyxedema.
Additional lesions included in the differential diagnoses of SAFM are fibroma of tendon sheath, ingrown nail (onychocryptosis), and cutaneous myxoma.
Cutaneous myxoma, which may occur as solitary lesion, involves the digits.
INTRODUCTION: Superficial angiomyxoma is a rare benign tumour of dermis and subcutis which was first described by Carney and colleagues in 1986 as a cutaneous myxoma of carney's complex.
Calonje et al in 1999, described cutaneous myxoma as a distinctive entity but poorly recognized cutaneous tumors with tendency for recurrence.
Cutaneous myxoma are mostly solitary lesion with varying sizes.
Superficial angiomyxoma 9 Cutaneous myxoma 0; Aclinicopathologic study of 17 cases arising in the genital region.

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