Neurofibrolipoma of the dorsum of hand: a case report

Authors

  • Surya Rao Rao Venkata Mahipathy Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8214-8871
  • Alagar Raja Durairaj Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Narayanamurthy Sundaramurthy Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Jayaganesh Parthasarathy Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20173913

Keywords:

Benign, Hamartoma, Rare, Surgical excision

Abstract

Neurofibrolipoma, also called fibrolipomatous hamartoma, is a rare benign lesion which commonly involves the upper limb and its nerves with the median nerve being frequently involved. It also affects other nerves such as the ulnar, radial and brachial plexus.

Author Biographies

Surya Rao Rao Venkata Mahipathy, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

Associate Professor,
Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Alagar Raja Durairaj, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

Associate Professor

Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Narayanamurthy Sundaramurthy, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Jayaganesh Parthasarathy, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, India

Associate Professor

Dept. of Pathology

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2017-08-24

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