, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 165-169
Date: 29 Mar 2006

Myopericytoma in Kager’s fat pad

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Abstract

Myopericytoma is a recently described, rare, soft-tissue tumour with perivascular differentiation of myoid cells. We present a case of myopericytoma occurring around the ankle in a 68-year old man. The patient presented with a history of a lump around the ankle of 4 years’ duration. Clinical presentation, radiological features and histopathologic findings of this case are reported, and the relevant literature is reviewed.