Soft tissue

Smooth muscle


Cutaneous leiomyoma

Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Minor changes: 30 September 2020

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PubMed Search: Cutaneous leiomyoma

Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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Cite this page: Shankar V. Cutaneous leiomyoma. website. Accessed October 16th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Arises from arrector pili muscles
  • Superficial, small, multiple, painful
  • Also called cutaneous piloleiomyoma
Clinical features
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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
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