Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

Journal of Orthopaedics Trauma Surgery and Related Research

An Official Journal of Polish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

ISSN:1897-2276
e-ISSN: 2449-9145

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Intramuscular myxoma of the vastus lateralis: A case report

Author(s): Soufiane Aharram*, Yahyaoui Mounir, Amghar Jawad, Omar Agoumi and Abdelkarim Daoudi

Myxoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor, it’s a benign tumor. The main differential diagnosis is soft tissue sarcoma. We will describe in this article a rather rare localization and we have not found similar cases in the literature. This is a young patient with myxoma of the vastus lateralis muscle of his right thigh. The radiological examination did not give much guidance for the diagnosis. A biopsy followed by a posterolateral approach to remove the mass.

Keywords

myxoma, vastus lateralis muscle, intramuscular myxoma, benign tumor


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