Leiomyoma of the Foot: Sonographic Features with Pathologic Correlation

Harlan Stock, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College

Giorgio Perino, MD
Giorgio Perino, MD

Assistant Attending Pathologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Edward A. Athanasian, MD
Edward A. Athanasian, MD

Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Chief of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


Leiomyomas arising outside of the uterus and gastrointestinal tract are uncommon, though these benign soft tissue neoplasms have been reported in the lower extremity and foot. To our knowledge, the sonographic appearance of a lower extremity leiomyoma has not been described in the literature. This report involves a case of leiomyoma of the foot and its sonographic imaging features. MR correlative imaging and histopathology are also provided.

This article appears in HSS Journal: Volume 7, Number 1.
View the full article at springerlink.com.

About the HSS Journal
HSS Journal, an academic peer-reviewed journal, is published twice a year, February and September, and features articles by internal faculty and HSS alumni that present current research and clinical work in the field of musculoskeletal medicine performed at HSS, including research articles, surgical procedures, and case reports.


Related Conditions

Back in the Game Patient Stories: