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Multiple cutaneous leiomyoma


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiple_cutaneous_leiomyoma
Updated: 2017-04-18T18:40Z
Multiple cutaneous leiomyoma
Classification and external resources
Specialty{{#statements:P1995}}
ICD-10C64
OMIM150800
Patient UKMultiple cutaneous leiomyoma
Orphanet523
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Multiple cutaneous leiomyomas, also known as Pilar leiomyomas,[1] arise from the arrectores pilorum muscles, and are made up of a poorly circumscribed proliferation of haphazardly arranged smooth muscle fibers located in the dermis that appear to infiltrate the surrounding tissue and may extend into the subcutis.[1]

Sometimes associated with uterine leiomyomas (a combination known as multiple cutaneous and uterine leiomyomatosis, MCUL), these lesions may also be a manifestation of the hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer syndrome.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). Page 1033. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.

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