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SA Orthopaedic Journal

On-line version ISSN 2309-8309
Print version ISSN 1681-150X

Abstract

DIALLO, M et al. An atypical large ulcero-budding type nodular fasciitis of the hand: a case report. SA orthop. j. [online]. 2017, vol.16, n.3, pp.74-76. ISSN 2309-8309.  http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2309-8309/2017/v16n3a11.

BACKGROUND: Nodular fasciitis is a benign soft-tissue tumour mimicking a sarcoma. It is generally subcutaneous and small in size. CASE PRESENTATION: The authors report an exceptional case of a large ulcero-budding proliferative nodular fasciitis located on the hand of a 15-year-old boy. CONCLUSION: This exceptional case focused on the effect of repetitive microtrauma on a nodular fasciitis.

Keywords : nodular fasciitis; proliferative; hand; witchdoctors; large.

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