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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2013;18(1):45-48.
Published online March 30, 2013.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12790/jkssh.2013.18.1.45   
Soft Tissue Amyloidoma of Upper Extremity: A Case Report
Won Ha, Ji Won Lee, Wan Suk Yang, Sun Young Kim
1Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dong Kang General Hospital, Ulsan, Korea. artps@naver.com
2Department of Pathology, Dong Kang General Hospital, Ulsan, Korea.
Received: 29 December 2012   • Revised: 18 February 2013   • Accepted: 26 February 2013
Amyloidoma is a solitary tumor characterized by localized deposition of amyloid in the absence of systemic amyloidosis. Soft tissue amyloidoma is rare and occurs most often in the mediastinum and retroperitoneum. Especially, soft tissue amyloidoma of the extremities is exceedingly rare and only 2 cases has been reported in the upper extremity. We report a patient with soft tissue amyloidoma in the upper extremity.

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