1959
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.1959.01560130034004
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Smooth-Muscle Tumors of the Skin

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“…Pain can be spontaneous or can occur after exposure to cold, pressure, injury or emotional stress [1,12,13]. Our patients, however, reported little pain.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 74%
“…Pain can be spontaneous or can occur after exposure to cold, pressure, injury or emotional stress [1,12,13]. Our patients, however, reported little pain.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 74%
“…8 Among them, cutaneous LMS are rare, constituting 1-3% of all soft tissue sarcomas. They occur as solitary, slow growing lesion majority conceding with hair bearing areas of body.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Surgical excision, with or without skin grafts, is the gold standard for cure [15]. Destructive methods such as electrodessication, cryotherapy, or carbon-dioxide laser may be employed for small lesions, but there is little known benefit over excision, and unwanted scarring may occur [16,17]. Leiomyoma associated pain can be managed medically with drugs known to affect smooth muscle contraction, such as nitroglycerine, nifedipine, phenoxybenzamine, and doxazosin; recent reports also suggest the use of calcium channel blockers, botulinum toxin type A injections, antidepressants, and triamcinolone acetonide injections [18,19].…”
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confidence: 99%