Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:475–477 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0588-8 CASE REPORT Maffucci's syndrome and fibroadenoma of the breast: a case report Jonathan Cubitt & Martin Tungotyo & George Galiwango & Andrew Hodges Received: 8 February 2011 /Accepted: 28 April 2011 /Published online: 15 May 2011 Springer-Verlag 2011 Introduction Services for Uganda hospital with a 1-year history of a steadily growing breast lump. She explained that the Maffucci's syndrome is a rare congenital non-hereditary lump started to grow more rapidly while she was condition that was initially described by Angelo Maffucci pregnant and now, 3 weeks postpartum, was a large in 1881. It is characterised by multiple enchondromas and fungating, ulcerated breast mass (Fig. 1). Her main haemangiomas or lymphangiomas, however since the initial concerns were the weight of the breast mass and the smell description associations with several other tumours, both from the ulceration. benign and malignant, have been documented. These Further examination revealed swelling and deformity tumours include pituitary adenoma, uterine fibroids and of her fingers and hands with multiple subcutaneous polyps, intracranial chondrosarcoma and fibrosarcomas [1, lesions, which she explained had been present from 2]. The original description of Maffucci's syndrome about 5 years of age. The lesions
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