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Glomus tumor

A glomus tumor is a tumor composed of vascular channels surrounded by proliferating glomus cells.
Typically a centimeter in diameter, glomus tumors are frequently multiple.
Pink to dark purple-blue glomus tumors are usually quite painful.
Other painful tumors include leiomyoma and eccrine spiradenoma.

Treatment:

  • Treatment of choice is surgical excision.
glomus tumor


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