Angiomyxoma of the nasal dorsum treated by Mohs surgery

Steven L. Kahn*, Mark E. Juhl, Michael Sidiropoulos, Joan Guitart, Sasha Antonijevic, Aleksandar L. Krunic

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Cutaneous angiomyxomas are myofibroblastic neoplasms with locally aggressive behaviour and a high risk of recurrence. We describe a case of a solitary cutaneous angiomyxoma presenting on the nasal dorsum of a 28-year-old man, excised with Mohs surgery using permanent section control and repaired with an advancement flap. Histology showed myxoid nests of bland CD34-positive and vimentin-positive stellate and spindled cells in the deep dermis and abundant thin-walled blood vessels. An echocardiogram, performed to rule out the possibility of a cardiac myxoma with cutaneous embolisation, was normal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e8-e10
JournalAustralasian Journal of Dermatology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016


  • Mohs surgery
  • angiomyxoma
  • myxoma
  • superficial angiomyxoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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