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Chirurgia 2006 October;19(5):409-11

Copyright © 2006 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Epitheliod sarcoma miming Dupuytrens’s disease with nerve spread

Monacelli G. P. 1, 2, Spagnoli A. M. 2, Rizzo M. I. 2, Pardi M. S. 2, Irace S. 2

1 Neuromed, IRCCS, Pozzilli (Isernia) 2 S.S. Chirurgia Plastica Ricostruttiva d’Urgenza DEA (Dipartimento Emergenza Accettazione) Azienda Policlinico Umberto I Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Roma


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Epithelioid sarcoma is a rare lesion, often confused both clinically and on histopathological examination with other malignant processes. The nerve spread is uncommon. We described the surgical course of a patient with initial diagnoses of Dupuytren’s disease. In this case there is an atypical perineurali spread along the median nerve. An aggressive surgical approach is raccomanded by many Authors.

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