Congenital smooth muscle hamartoma. Clinical and histological observations (3 cases).

P. Donati, C. Carticala, A. Amantea, L. Balus

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The Authors report 3 cases of 'Congenital Smooth Muscle Hamartoma' (CSMH). CSMH presents as congenital patches or slightly indurated plaques with prominent overlying hair, often hiperpigmentated. Histopathologic examination showed increased numbers of well-defined smooth muscle bundles in the superficial and deep dermis. CSMH and Becker's nevus should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any congenital hairy hamartoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)453-455
Number of pages3
JournalGiornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1990


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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