Maffucci syndrome with unilateral limb: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Gao2013MaffucciSW,
  title={Maffucci syndrome with unilateral limb: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Hua Gao and Baojun Wang and Xi Zhang and Fengqi Liu and Ying Lu},
  journal={Chinese journal of cancer research = Chung-kuo yen cheng yen chiu},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={254-8}
}
Maffucci syndrome is a congenital, non-hereditary mesodermal dysplasia manifested by multiple enchondromas and hemangiomas. It is associated with diverse secondary musculoskeletal deformities, which is exceedingly rare. We report a case of hemangiomas and enchondromas localized in the unilateral limb in a patient with Maffucci syndrome. Treatment consists of orthopedic and surgical intervention to minimize deformities and for cosmetic purpose. Careful surveillance for malignant degeneration of… CONTINUE READING