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Intramuscular Lipoma of the Flexor Hallucis Brevis Muscle

A Case Report

Garrett Kalmar Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI.

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An intramuscular lipoma is a deep-seated, rare, benign mesenchymal tumor that arises in skeletal muscle. These soft-tissue masses are rarely reported in the foot. We describe an unusual case of an intramuscular lipoma of the flexor hallucis brevis muscle. A review of the literature revealed only one previous report of this lesion in the foot.

Corresponding author: Nathalia Doobay, DPM, Orthopaedic Associates Inc, 725 Reservoir Ave, Suite 101, Cranston, RI 02910. (E-mail: nathaliadoobay@gmail.com)