Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : April | Volume : 10 | Issue : 4 | Page : PD27 - PD28

Macrodystrophia Lipomatosa of the Toe: A Rare Case Report PD27-PD28

Alagar Raja Durairaj, Surya Rao Rao Venkata Mahipathy

Dr. Surya Rao Rao Venkata Mahipathy,
Associate Professor, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Saveetha Medical College Hospital, Thandalam,
Kanchipuram Dist. 602105, Tamil Nadu, India.

Macrodystrophia lipomatosa is a rare congenital hamartoma presenting as a localized or generalized gigantism of a limb or digit manifesting from infancy to late adulthood. It is a progressive enlargement of the soft tissue components, especially fibrofatty tissue. The patient presents to us because of cosmetic reasons or mechanical issues secondary to degenerative joint disease, or features of neurovascular compression due to large osteophytes. Here, we present a case of this anomaly of the left second toe with complaints of difficulty in walking and wearing shoes, for which toe reduction surgery with partial amputation was done.