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leiomyoma cutis

 

Definition: cutaneous eruption of multiple small painful nodules composed of smooth muscle fibers; derived from arrector muscles of hair. Solitary, nonpainful leiomyoma cutis may arise from cutaneous blood vessels and genital skin.

Synonym(s): dermatomyoma

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