Soft tissue
Smooth muscle
Cutaneous leiomyoma

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D.

Revised: 7 September 2018, last major update November 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Cutaneous leiomyoma

Cite this page: Shankar, V. Cutaneous leiomyoma. website. Accessed November 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Arises from arrector pili muscles
  • Superficial, small, multiple, painful
  • Also called cutaneous piloleiomyoma
Clinical features
Case reports
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Microscopic (histologic) images

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Various images

51 year old woman
with painful papules
of the shoulder

79 year old man with multiple nodular skin lesions of leg

Molecular / cytogenetics description