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Fibrolipomatous hamartoma and its ultrasound diagnosis: case series and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25415865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Fibrolipomatous hamartoma is a benign tumor mainly affecting peripheral nerves. It is characterized by abnormal growth of fibroadipose tissue within the nerve, leading to progressive compressive neuropathies. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most frequent among them. Although it is considered an infrequent tumor, magnetic resonance imaging use has led to an increase in case reports. We present 3 clinical cases of fibrolipomatous hamartoma consulting due to soft tissue mass, which were diagnosed by ultrasound.
Carolina Whittle; Valeria Schonstedt; Giancarlo Schiappacasse
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound quarterly     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1536-0253     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Q     Publication Date:  2014 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809459     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Q     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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