A solution for surgical treatment of the combination lipofibromatous hamartoma and macrodystrophia lipomatosa: "vascularised digital nerve flap"

H Cöloğlu
Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, Plastische Chirurgie 2013, 45 (1): 39-41
A 28-year-old man presented with a disproportionate enlargement of the fourth finger of the left hand since birth. This patient appeared to have a combination of lipofibromatous hamartoma and macrodystrophia lipomatosa. Surgical success was gained after elevation of a "vascularised digital nerve flap" and the distal resection. This method has not been described previously. We believe that it can be useful in selected cases.

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