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Masson's tumor and calcifying aponeurotic fibroma: two rare softtissue lesions in the same finger. High-resolution ultrasound features with histopathological correlations.

Masson's tumor and calcifying aponeurotic fibroma: two rare softtissue lesions in the same finger. High-resolution ultrasound features with histopathological correlations. Med Ultrason. 2017 Nov 29;19(4):457-461 Authors: Romano N, Fischetti A, Mussetto I, Bianchi R, Muda A Abstract . PMID: 29197926 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Ultrasonography - Category: Radiology Tags: Med Ultrason Source Type: research

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