Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Other tumors of skin
Striated muscle hamartoma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 6 October 2016, last major update September 2012

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Definition / general
  • Also called rhabdomyosarcomatous mesenchymal hamartoma
  • Benign process in infants, usually on chin or near ala of nose
  • May be associated with other congenital anomalies
  • May be multiple
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Central core has bundles of individual skeletal muscle fibers
  • Also other mesenchymal elements