Intramuscular myxoma of the thigh: a rare case report


Intramuscular myxoma of the thigh: a rare case report


SENHAJI Said *; ABDULRAZAK Saeed; KACIMI ALAOUI Mehdi ; EL IDRISSI Mohamed ; EL IBRAHIMI Abdelhalim ; EL MRINI Abdelmajid

Department of osteoarticular surgery B4, HASSAN II teaching hospital, Fès, Morocco


American Journal of Orthopedic Research and Review

Myxoma is a rare, benign mesenchymal tumor composed of undifferentiated stellate cells within a myxoid stromaresembling that of the umbilical cord . Apart from cardiac locations, skeletalmuscle involvement is commonly seen around thigh muscles, although other muscles could be affected with intermuscular, para-articular and even subcutaneous subsets. The authors intend to highlight the diagnostic challenge that could arise in the management of what is a benign tumor through a case report and review of relevant literature.


Keywords: myxoma, benign tumor, thigh

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SENHAJI Said; ABDULRAZAK Saeed; KACIMI ALAOUI Mehdi ; EL IDRISSI Mohamed ; EL IBRAHIMI Abdelhalim ; EL MRINI Abdelmajid Intramuscular myxoma of the thigh: a rare case report.American Journal of Orthopedic Research and Reviews, 2018, 1:6. DOI:10.28933/ajorr-2018-06-2401


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