Subungual Leiyomyoma Presenting as Erythronychia: Case Report and Review of the Literature

May 2019 | Volume 18 | Issue 5 | Case Reports | 465 | Copyright © May 2019

Shari R. Lipner MD PhD,a Dayoung Ko BS,b Sameera Husain MDc

aWeill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY bDuke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC cColumbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

tumors, as well as, nail unit squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma can present similarly.3


The authors have no conflicts of interest.


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Shari Lipner MD PhD