Ear lobe angioleiomyoma and aggressive keloid

Ear lobe angioleiomyoma and aggressive keloid Eur J Plast Surg (2014) 37:179–180 DOI 10.1007/s00238-013-0915-3 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Sergio Razzano & Emmanuele Di Sergio & Fabrizio Schonauer Received: 6 September 2013 /Accepted: 25 November 2013 /Published online: 7 December 2013 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013 Sir, excision is still involved.” In December 2007, she presented a Angioleiomyoma is a rare, benign smooth muscle tumor recurrence and a second excision was performed; histology originating from the tunica media of blood vessels. It may reported “cutaneous angioleiomyoma” again, with “unclear be localized anywhere in the body. Ear lobe angioleiomyoma deep excision margins.” In September 2010, a new recurrence is rarely diagnosed before surgery. The usual treatment is appeared at the scar site. A wide surgical excision was per- formed again; histology reported “hypertrophic scar tissue surgical excision. Ear lobe keloids are very common. Often, this entity comes as the result of ear piercing. The question of with keloid focal features.” All the procedures were performed coexistence of an angioleiomyoma with an aggressive keloid by the same general surgeon. In September 2011, the scar is unusual. In February 2008, a 12-year-old female presented a became hypertrophic, then she came to our clinic. We applied nodular lesion of the right http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Ear lobe angioleiomyoma and aggressive keloid

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