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

Authors

  • 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

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55067/jifaf.v1i6.16

Keywords:

tuberous sclerosis, koenen's tumors, subungal fibroma

Abstract

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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Published

2022-06-01

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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 2022 Aug. 14];1(6). Available from: https://internationalfootankle.org/journal/index.php/JIFAF/article/view/16

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