Clin Surg | Volume 8, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Angioleiomyoma: Challenging Diagnosis of an Ankle Tumor

Gargouri A1*, Moalla S1,2, Laamarti D1, Ghorbel I1,2 and Ennouri Kh1,2

1Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Habib Bourguiba University Hospital, Tunisia
2Department of Medicine, University of Sfax, Avenue Majida Boulila, Tunisia

*Correspondance to: Amine Gargouri 

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extremities. This tumor has a predilection for middle-aged females. The true etiology is still largely unknown. Clinical and radiological examinations are frequently nonspecific and ambiguous, as a result, they are rarely diagnosed preoperatively. Simple excision and histopathology are the gold standard for the diagnosis. The purpose of this case study presentation is to emphasize the importance of including angioleiomyoma in the differential diagnosis of foot and ankle soft-tissue masses.


Gargouri A, Moalla S, Laamarti D, Ghorbel I, Ennouri Kh. Angioleiomyoma: Challenging Diagnosis of an Ankle Tumor. Clin Surg. 2023; 8: 3613.

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