Reference : Lipofibromatous hamartoma of the median nerve. Three case reports.
Scientific journals : Article
Human health sciences : Surgery
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/122860
Lipofibromatous hamartoma of the median nerve. Three case reports.
English
Nardella, D [> > > >]
Sohawon, S [> > > >]
CARLIER, Alain mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie de la main]
2009
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
62
9
e314-7
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
1748-6815
[en] Adolescent ; Adult ; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/diagnosis ; Diagnosis, Differential ; Female ; Hamartoma/diagnosis/therapy ; Humans ; Lipoma/diagnosis/therapy ; Magnetic Resonance Imaging ; Male ; Median Nerve ; Median Neuropathy/diagnosis/therapy
[en] Nervous lipofibromatous hamartoma is a rare tumour-like condition involving the peripheral nerves, whereby the epineurium and perineurium are enlarged and distorted by excess fatty and fibrous tissues that infiltrate between and around nerve boundaries. The median nerve is much more likely than other nerves to develop a hamartoma with a predilection for the carpal tunnel. In this article, we describe three cases of lipofibromatous hamartoma of the median nerve and discuss its management.
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/122860
10.1016/j.bjps.2007.11.061

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