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Synovial sarcoma complicating Maffucci syndrome


 Department of Dermatology, Farhat Hached University Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Rima Gammoudi,
Department of Dermatology, Farhat Hached University Hospital, 4002 Ibn Jazzar Avenue, Sousse
Tunisia
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DOI: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_547_17

PMID: 29667613

Maffucci syndrome is a rare nonhereditary disorder comprising of lymphovascular malformations and multiple enchondromas, which may be associated with several internal malignancies. This report describes a new association of Maffucci syndrome with pedal synovial sarcoma. Our case is also remarkable as lymphangioma circumscriptum is the sole lymphovascular component, which has been rarely reported. The aim of this report is to generate awareness about this rare condition and also highlight the importance of screening for malignancies in this disorder.


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