Cutaneous manifestations of tuberous sclerosis in the foot: A case study


  • Molly Ichikawa, DPM PGY2, Swedish Medical Center, Cherry Hill Campus, Seattle, WA
  • Melinda A. Bowlby, DPM, FACFAS Assistant Research Director, Swedish Medical Center – Cherry Hill Campus, Seattle, WA
  • Gina R. AmicaTerra, DPM, FACFAS Surgeon, Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Twin Tiers, Big Flats, NY



tuberous sclerosis, koenen's tumors, subungal fibroma


Tuberous sclerosis is a neurocutaneous syndrome that can manifest in many different ways. One of the major criteria is the presence of periungual or subungual fibromas in the toes. This article presents two cases of recurrent periungual fibromas and multiple options for treatment. 


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Ichikawa M, Bowlby M, AmicaTerra G. Cutaneous manifestations of tuberous sclerosis in the foot: A case study. J Int Foot Ankle [Internet]. 2022 Jun. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 12];1(6). Available from: