Soft tissue
Smooth muscle
Cutaneous leiomyoma

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 September 2016, last major update November 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Cutaneous leiomyoma

Cite this page: Cutaneous leiomyoma. website. Accessed March 29th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • Arises from arrector pili muscles
  • Superficial, small, multiple, painful
  • Also called cutaneous piloleiomyoma
Clinical Features
Case Reports
Clinical Images

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51 year old woman
with painful papules
of the shoulder

79 year old man with multiple nodular skin lesions of leg

Molecular / Cytogenetics Description