Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Congenital myofibroma of the hand
  1. Javier Arredondo Montero1,
  2. Mónica Bronte Anaut2,
  3. Serafín García Mata3
  1. 1 Pediatric Surgery, Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
  2. 2 Pathology, Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
  3. 3 Pediatric Traumatology, Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Dr Javier Arredondo Montero, Pediatric Surgery, Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; javier.montero.arredondo{at}gmail.com

Statistics from Altmetric.com

A term newborn presented with a red-violaceous mass on the left hand encompassing the thenar eminence (figure 1). Ultrasonography showed a solid, slightly vascularised lesion involving the first metacarpal. MRI showed a solid, hypovascular mass with an area of necrosis infiltrating and involving the first metacarpal (figure 2A). A biopsy of the lesion was performed, which confirmed that it was a benign mesenchymal tumour compatible with myofibroma. A watchful waiting attitude with annual MRI controls …

View Full Text

Footnotes

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.