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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 32-34

Myxoid neurothekeoma: A rare soft tissue tumor of hand in a male toddler


Department of Pathology, J. N. Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Kafil Akhtar
Department of Pathology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1117-6806.111508

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Neurothekeomas are rare benign neoplasms, typically occurring in young patients with a remarkable predilection for the female population. Patients usually present with a small nodule in different anatomical sites, commonly involving the face and the upper limb. We report a case of a three-year-old boy, who presented with a nontender nodule on the left thumb. Surgical biopsy and immunostaining confirmed the diagnosis as myxoid neurothekeoma. The rarity of this unusual skin tumor in a toddler prompted the following report.


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