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Volume 2006, Article ID 93569, 2 pages
Case Report

Angioleiomyoma: A Rare Cause of Fixed Flexion Contracture of the Elbow

Department of Oncology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK

Received 19 November 2005; Revised 18 February 2006; Accepted 30 May 2006

Copyright © 2006 Asterios Dramis and Robert J. Grimer. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We describe an unusual case of a patient presented with a painless fixed flexion contracture of the elbow due to an angioleiomyoma. This benign smooth muscle tumour should be considered in the differential diagnosis of flexion contractures of the elbow.