Background: Intramuscular myxomas (IM) are uncommon tumours composed of stellate cells set in a loose myxoid stroma through which course very delicate reticulin fibres. Since the first characterisation of IM as a distinct entity, their presence in different locations in the body has been increasingly reported. While the thigh muscles appear to be the most common site for these benign tumours, only 1 case of an IMM in the soleus muscle has been previously reported. Case report: We report a case of a right soleal IMM in a young lady whilst presenting the characteristic radiological features noted. Conclusion: To the best of our knowledge, this is only the second case of an IMM of the soleus muscle reported in literature.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2011|
- Intramuscular myxoma
- Soleus muscle