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CURRENT ISSUEACTA PHLEBOLOGICA

A Journal on Phlebology

Official Journal of the Italian College of Phlebology
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: 3 issues

ISSN 1593-232X

Online ISSN 1827-1766

 

Acta Phlebologica 2006 April;7(1):27-30

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Venous malformation of the palm in a carpenter

Serra R., Ciranni S., Luongo A., Mastrangelo D., Sabino G., Pacilè M. A., De Franciscis S.

Department of General Surgery University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Catanzaro, Italy

Vascular anomalies are the fourth most common tumor of the hand. This case report is about a carpenter with a venous malformation of the palm. This kind of lesion developed suddenly after a 6 hours working session. After clinical and instrumental evaluation a surgical excision of the mass was performed. Histologic analysis showed a venous malformation with evidence of intralesional thrombosis. The patient had an uncomplicated postoperative course and returned to work in a few weeks.

language: English


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