Intramuscular Angiomatous Tumors Associated With Periosteal Changes and Pain


This case report discusses two cases in which patients present with the uncommon triad of extremity pain, focal periosteal reaction on imaging studies, and intramuscular hemangioma on pathologic examination. Both patients presented in this article were older than those previously reported in the literature. Neither patient reported complete resolution of pain following excision, although there was marked improvement. (Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances 14(1):37–41, 2005)

Stephen E. Fern, MD, Claire A. Coggins, MD, H. Davis Massey, DDS, MD, PhD,
William C. Foster, MD