Congenital Smooth Muscle Hamartoma



Congenital Smooth Muscle Hamartoma


Steven D. Billings, MD










Congenital smooth muscle hamartoma shows a haphazard arrangement of smooth muscle bundles present throughout the dermis.






High magnification shows a fascicular arrangement of smooth muscle with characteristic elongated, spindle-shaped to blunt-ended nuclei image.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Smooth muscle hamartoma


Definitions



  • Rare benign smooth muscle tumor presenting in infants


  • Characterized by disorganized proliferation of smooth muscle bundles


CLINICAL ISSUES


Epidemiology



  • Age



    • Infants


Site



  • Lumbosacral area and proximal extremities

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Congenital Smooth Muscle Hamartoma
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