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Fibrolipomatous hamartoma in the median nerve in the arm - an unusual location but with MR imaging characteristics: a case report.
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PMID:  20205804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Fibrolipomatous hamartoma of the median nerve are usually located distally in the forearm and may have characteristic features on MR imaging. Here we report a patient with an extensive fibrolipomatous hamartoma at an unusual location proximally in the arm, where a preoperative MR imaging was pathognomonic and diagnosis was verified by an incisional biopsy. We suggest that MRI should be performed in cases with nerve dysfunction without an obvious cause after a thorough clinical examination.
Authors:
Jessica Nilsson; Kristina Sandberg; Lars B Dahlin; Nina Vendel; Eva Balslev; Lone Larsen; Niels Søe Nielsen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-01-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1749-7221     ISO Abbreviation:  J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-08     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2011-09-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101265114     Medline TA:  J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Hand Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden. lars.dahlin@med.lu.se.
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