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Glomus Tumor
Catherine C. Roberts, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Definitions

            • Usually benign, mesenchymal neoplasm of smooth muscle cells similar to glomus body cells

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Imaging Recommendations

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Wong TT et al: Extradigital glomus tumor in the knee: excision with ultrasound guided needle localization. Skeletal Radiol. 44(11):1689-93, 2015
                                      2. Sanders P et al: Ethanol ablation of extradigital solid glomus tumors. Skeletal Radiol. 43(12):1755-9, 2014
                                      3. Shaikh R et al: Subfascial involvement in glomuvenous malformation. Skeletal Radiol. 43(7):895-7, 2014
                                      4. Freire M et al: Solitary glomus tumor recurring as multiple glomus tumors. Skeletal Radiol. 41(10):1333-7, 2012
                                      5. Glazebrook KN et al: Imaging features of glomus tumors. Skeletal Radiol. 40(7):855-62, 2011
                                      6. Anakwenze OA et al: Clinical features of multiple glomus tumors. Dermatol Surg. 34(7):884-90, 2008
                                      7. Scheithauer BW et al: Glomus tumor and glomangioma of the nerve. Report of two cases. J Neurosurg. 108(2):348-56, 2008
                                      8. Weiss SW et al: Perivascular tumors. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 751-67, 2008
                                      9. Kransdorf MJ et al: Vascular and lymphatic tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 175-7, 2006
                                      10. Myers RS et al: The glomangioma in the differential diagnosis of vascular malformations. Ann Plast Surg. 57(4):443-6, 2006
                                      11. Schiefer TK et al: Extradigital glomus tumors: a 20-year experience. Mayo Clin Proc. 81(10):1337-44, 2006
                                      12. Folpe AL: Glomus tumors. In Fletcher CDM et al: World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Lyon: IARC Press. 136-7, 2002
                                      13. Sakamoto A et al: Glomangiopericytoma causing oncogenic osteomalacia. A case report with immunohistochemical analysis. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 121(1-2):104-8, 2001
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Pathology

                                            • Clinical Issues

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Definitions

                                                • Usually benign, mesenchymal neoplasm of smooth muscle cells similar to glomus body cells

                                              IMAGING

                                              • General Features

                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                  • Radiographic Findings

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                • Microscopic Features

                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                    • Demographics

                                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                        • Treatment

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Wong TT et al: Extradigital glomus tumor in the knee: excision with ultrasound guided needle localization. Skeletal Radiol. 44(11):1689-93, 2015
                                                                          2. Sanders P et al: Ethanol ablation of extradigital solid glomus tumors. Skeletal Radiol. 43(12):1755-9, 2014
                                                                          3. Shaikh R et al: Subfascial involvement in glomuvenous malformation. Skeletal Radiol. 43(7):895-7, 2014
                                                                          4. Freire M et al: Solitary glomus tumor recurring as multiple glomus tumors. Skeletal Radiol. 41(10):1333-7, 2012
                                                                          5. Glazebrook KN et al: Imaging features of glomus tumors. Skeletal Radiol. 40(7):855-62, 2011
                                                                          6. Anakwenze OA et al: Clinical features of multiple glomus tumors. Dermatol Surg. 34(7):884-90, 2008
                                                                          7. Scheithauer BW et al: Glomus tumor and glomangioma of the nerve. Report of two cases. J Neurosurg. 108(2):348-56, 2008
                                                                          8. Weiss SW et al: Perivascular tumors. In Weiss SW et al: Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier. 751-67, 2008
                                                                          9. Kransdorf MJ et al: Vascular and lymphatic tumors. In Kransdorf MJ et al: Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 175-7, 2006
                                                                          10. Myers RS et al: The glomangioma in the differential diagnosis of vascular malformations. Ann Plast Surg. 57(4):443-6, 2006
                                                                          11. Schiefer TK et al: Extradigital glomus tumors: a 20-year experience. Mayo Clin Proc. 81(10):1337-44, 2006
                                                                          12. Folpe AL: Glomus tumors. In Fletcher CDM et al: World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Lyon: IARC Press. 136-7, 2002
                                                                          13. Sakamoto A et al: Glomangiopericytoma causing oncogenic osteomalacia. A case report with immunohistochemical analysis. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 121(1-2):104-8, 2001