Multiple neural fibrolipomas with macrodactyly

Aparna Gupta, V. Geetha, Vidya Monappa, Sudha S. Bhat

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Abstract

Neural fibrolipoma is an uncommon tumor-like lesion that involves the upper extremity and usually arises in the median nerve. It is associated with macrodactyly in one-third of the cases. A 3-year-old girl presented with increasing size of fingers of both the hands since birth. Clinical examination revealed macrodactyly of two fingers of the right hand and three fingers of the left. Surgical reduction was performed and microscopy of the biopsy specimen established the diagnosis of neural fibrolipoM.A. Knowledge of the clinicopathological features is necessary for accurate diagnosis and treatment of this rare entity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)766-767
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Dermatology
Volume56
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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