Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
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Striated muscle hamartoma

Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Minor changes: 5 April 2019

Copyright: 2001-2016,, Inc.

PubMed search: striated muscle [title] hamartoma

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale C. Striated muscle hamartoma. website. Accessed October 24th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Also called rhabdomyosarcomatous mesenchymal hamartoma
  • Benign process in infants, usually on chin or near ala of nose
  • May be associated with other congenital anomalies
  • May be multiple
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Central core has bundles of individual skeletal muscle fibers
  • Also other mesenchymal elements
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