Published in Blood Weekly, January 19th, 2006
According to recent research published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, "Intramuscular hemangioma is a rare but important cause of pain and potentially decreased performance in athletes. These benign tumors occur more often in the lower extremity and Usually present during the first three decades of life."
"Symptomatic intramuscular hematigiomas usually present with pain and swelling, which often worsen with activity," wrote S.J. Wisniewski and colleagues, Mayo Clinic & Mayo Foundation.
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