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Intramuscular Myxoma of the Thoracic Paraspinal Muscle: Case Report

Ozan USLUER1, Özgür SAMANCILAR1, Kenan Can CEYLAN1, Şeyda ÖRS KAYA1, Zekiye AYDOĞDU DİNÇ2, Recep SAVAŞ3


1 2nd Thoracic Surgery Clinic, Dr. Suat Seren Chest Disease and Thoracic Surgery Teaching and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

2 Pathology Clinic, Dr. Suat Seren Chest Disease and Thoracic Surgery Teaching and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

3 Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

ABSTRACT

Myxomas are benign tumors originating from mesenchymal cells. These tumors have a high tendency to infiltration; localization in other than the large muscle groups is rare. A case of intramuscular myxoma arising from the thoracic paraspinal muscles, which is extremely rare, is presented.

Key words: Intramuscular myxoma, Benign tumor, Thorax, Paraspinal muscle

Received: May 21, 2012 • Accepted: August 17, 2012

ÖZET

Torasik Paraspinal Kaslarda Yerleşen İntramusküler Miksoma: Olgu Sunumu

Miksomalar, mezenkimal hücrelerden köken alan benign tümörlerdir. Bu tümörler infiltrasyona oldukça eğilimlidir ve büyük kas grupları dışında ender yerleşirler. Torasik paraspinal kaslarda gelişen intramusküler miksoma olgusunu çok ender görülmesinden dolayı sunmaktayız.

Anahtar kelimeler: İntramusküler miksoma, Benign tümör, Toraks, Paraspinal kas

Geliş Tarihi: 21 Mayıs 2012 • Kabul Ediliş Tarihi: 17 Ağustos 2012

Address for Correspondence

Ozan USLUER, MD

2nd Thoracic Surgery Clinic

Dr. Suat Seren Chest Diseases and

Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital

Izmir-Turkey

E-mail: ozanusluer@yahoo.com

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