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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27914173/color-doppler-sonography-of-extradigital-glomus-tumors
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Orlando Catalano, Fernando Alfageme Roldän, Francesco Maria Solivetti, Maria Scotto di Santolo, Marcio Bouer, Ximena Wortsman
We retrospectively collected cases of surgically proven extradigital glomus tumor (EDGT) and reviewed their demographic, clinical, and sonography features. A total of 18 single, subcutaneous EDGTs were gathered. All but one were located in the extremities. EDGTs typically appear as a small, hypoechoic, homogeneous, or slightly inhomogeneous, well-delimited nodule, disposed horizontally and painful under probe pressure. Intranodular vascularization is always present. Feeding artery and efferent vein are typical but inconstant findings...
December 3, 2016: Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine: Official Journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891036/complete-morphometric-analysis-of-jugular-foramen-and-its-clinical-implications
#2
Sushant Swaroop Das, Sandeep Saluja, Neelam Vasudeva
INTRODUCTION: Tumors affecting structures in the vicinity of jugular foramen such as glomus jugulare require microsurgical approach to access this region. These tumors tend to alter the normal architecture of the jugular foramen by invading it. Therefore, it is not feasible to have correct anatomic visualization of the foramen in the presence of such pathologies. Hence, a comprehensive knowledge of the jugular foramen is needed by all the neurosurgeons while doing surgery in this region...
October 2016: Journal of Craniovertebral Junction and Spine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27887020/gastric-glomus-tumor
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Alexandria Papadelis, Collin J Brooks, Renato G Albaran
Gastric glomus tumors are rare, mesenchymal neoplasms, generally described as benign and account for nearly 1% of all gastrointestinal soft tissue tumors. The most common gastrointestinal site of involvement is the stomach, particularly the antrum. Gastric glomus tumors are submucosal tumors that lack specific clinical and endoscopic characteristics, and are often mistaken for the more common gastrointestinal stromal tumors. A 62-year-old Caucasian female presented with shortness of breath and a persistent cough...
November 24, 2016: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27867327/unusual-glomus-tumor-of-the-penis
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REVIEW
Gautam Dagur, Kelly Warren, Yimei Miao, Navjot Singh, Yiji Suh, Sardar A Khan
INTRODUCTION: Glomus tumors are benign neoplasms commonly found in subungual regions of the extremities and rarely located in the penis. Misdiagnosis of glomus tumors is common; therefore, symptoms and clinical presentations should be reviewed. OBJECTIVE: The primary objective of this review article is to emphasize the pathogenesis, pathology, clinical presentation, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment methods of glomus tumors in order to better identify and manage the condition...
October 2016: Current Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27863691/atypical-location-of-a-glomus-tumor-in-the-liver
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Enrique Calcerrada Alises, Natalia Sarabia Valverde, Francisco Navarro Freire, José Antonio Jiménez Ríos
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 15, 2016: Cirugía Española
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27844265/glomus-tumor-of-the-stomach-gi-image
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Carolina Castro Ruiz, Gabriele Carlinfante, Maurizio Zizzo, Alessandro Giunta, Roberto Ronzoni, Francesco Azzolini, Claudio Pedrazzoli
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 14, 2016: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833982/an-evaluation-on-multidisciplinary-management-of-carotid-body-paragangliomas-a-report-of-seven-cases
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Dragoş Cătălin Jianu, Silviana Nina Jianu, Andrei Gheorghe Marius Motoc, Traian Flavius Dan, Mărioara Poenaru, Sorina Tăban, Octavian Marius CreŢu
Carotid body paragangliomas (CBPGLs) are a rare neoplasms of the neuroendocrine system that affect the carotid glomus. The aim of this study is to improve their management in our Departments. This retrospective analysis reports family history, clinical presentation, imaging diagnostics, Shamblin classification, surgical treatment, complications, and the outcome of seven patients with CBPGLs. All lesions were represented by a painless cervical mass, with no functional or bilateral neck tumors. One patient had two different localizations (the second one was a glomus tumor of the right prelachrymal sac), and a family history for CBPGL...
2016: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology, Revue Roumaine de Morphologie et Embryologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27823914/-excision-of-a-nail-bed-glomus-tumor
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O Cogrel
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 4, 2016: Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27800115/-glomus-tumors-of-the-hand-a-retrospective-study-of-11-cases
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Hassan Boussakri, Abdelhalim Elibrahimi, Chafik Hahem, Mohammed Bachiri, Nawal Hammas, Mohammed Elidrissi, Mohamed Shimi, Jean Luc Roux, Abdelmajid Elmrini
MASSON described glomus tumour as a benign neuromyoarterial proliferation. It represents approximately 1% -5% of all tumors of the hand. Pain is the main clinical sign. Definitive diagnosis is based on a body of evidence: clinical and radiological but only histology will allow confirmation. We conducted a retrospective study of 11 patient whose average age was of 36, 27 years (range 8-48 years), with a mean follow-up period of 34,40 months. All patients underwent surgical excision. This strategy allowed us to achieve satisfactory results...
2016: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27772590/a-glomus-tumor-with-recurrence-and-malignant-transformation-in-the-chest-wall-a-cautionary-tale-of-seeding
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Ivan H W Yim, Malcolm B Will, Fiona M Carnochan, William S Walker
Glomus tumors are rare tumors most often occurring in the extremities of the limbs. We report a unique case of a glomus tumor, originally arising in the paraspinal region, which was excised and subsequently recurred in the chest wall with malignant transformation. The recurrence is likely to have been caused by wound seeding. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report in the English literature of a glomus tumor recurrence secondary to the notion of wound seeding.
November 2016: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27766200/glomus-tumor-in-teen-and-repetition-pneumonia-case-report
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Santiago Sánchez Pardo, Javier Duque, Javier Enrique Fajardo
Glomus tumors are uncommon tumors that are originated from smooth muscle cells of the neuromioarterials glomus bodies located in the arteriovenous anastomoses subcutaneous tissue or deep dermis of the extremities, mainly in the palms of the hands, wrists and subungual areas of the fingers. Carcinoid tumor, as the glomus tumor, can show an organoid pattern, increased vascularity, and uniform, round cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm, but usually are positive for cytokeratin and always stained with chromogranin and synaptophysin showing negative for smooth muscle markers which is presented in our case...
2016: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27752464/primary-pulmonary-glomus-tumor-of-uncertain-malignant-potential-a-case-report-with-literature-review-focusing-on-current-concepts-of-malignancy-grade-estimation
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Takashi Oide, Kazuhiro Yasufuku, Kiyoshi Shibuya, Ichiro Yoshino, Yukio Nakatani, Kenzo Hiroshima
We report a 38-year-old woman with a left lung tumor presenting as obstructive pneumonia. Bronchoscopic examination revealed a polypoid tumor filling the left main bronchus. The tumor was partially resected by a snaring procedure for diagnostic purposes. Microscopic examination revealed a submucosal tumor located underneath normal bronchial epithelium. The tumor was composed of sheets of uniform oval to cuboidal cells encompassing numerous blood vessels. Immunohistochemically, the tumor cells exhibited smooth muscle markers, but were negative for neuroendocrine markers...
2016: Respiratory Medicine Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27730057/role-of-intraoperative-dermoscopy-in-excision-of-nail-unit-glomus-tumor
#13
Ajay K Rai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Indian Dermatology Online Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27698629/malignant-glomus-tumors-of-the-hand
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REVIEW
Joseph F Woodward, Neil F Jones
Background: Glomus tumors are uncommon vascular tumors of the hand. Malignant glomus tumors, known as glomangiosarcomas, are very rare and offer management challenges. Methods: A review of the diagnosis and treatment of malignant glomus tumors is presented in along with a report of the largest malignant glomus tumor of the hand to date. Results: The review illustrates the management of glomangiosarcomas. Only 6 previous such cases have been reported. Conclusion: The rare nature of malignant glomus tumors mandates case presentation and longitudinal analysis to help guide surgical management an optimize outcomes...
September 2016: Hand: Official Journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27650391/treatment-of-glomus-tympanicum-tumors-by-preoperative-embolization-and-total-surgical-resection
#15
Lien Devuyst, Luc Defreyne, Marleen Praet, Sven Geukens, Ingeborg Dhooge
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness on function preservation and tumor control of the treatment of glomus tympanicum tumors with pre-operative embolization followed by total surgical resection. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We describe a series of 6 patients with a glomus tympanicum tumor who were treated in our hospital using the same technique: the day before surgery selective tumor embolization due to denaturation with 96% ethanol. Following parameters were considered: tumor classification, tumor control, clinical and audiological outcome, effectiveness of embolization, percentage of tumor necrosis and treatment complications...
September 7, 2016: American Journal of Otolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27646900/-atrial-glomus-tumor-report-of-a-case
#16
Y H Wu, H Y Su, Y H Zheng, C N Zheng
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 8, 2016: Zhonghua Bing Li Xue za Zhi Chinese Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27595960/osteoid-osteoma-of-distal-phalanx-of-middle-finger-a-diagnostic-dilemma
#17
Bharat Durgia, Anuj Jain, Shekhar Agarwal
Osteoid Osteoma is benign bone forming tumor which commonly occurs in long bones of lower limb. Presence of these rare tumors in the distal phalanx of the digits of the hand is considered a rare phenomenon. In hand, they usually present as chronic pain, swelling, nail enlargement and increase in size of digit. Diagnosis is challenging with clinical examination and usual imaging modalities and often confused with glomus tumor, enchondroma, infection, trauma and rheumatic disease. Surgical excision of the tumor, if present in hand, is the treatment of choice that aids in coming to the exact diagnosis too...
October 2016: Journal of Hand Surgery Asian-Pacific Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27594949/extradigital-glomus-tumor-a-rare-etiology-for-wrist-soft-tissue-mass
#18
Justin E Friske, Vipul Sharma, Stephanie A Kolpin, Nicholas P Webber
Glomus tumors are rare benign hamartomas arising from the neuromyoarterial glomus body, a highly specialized arteriovenous anastomosis responsible for thermoregulation. Although classically associated with a subungual location, less common extradigital glomus tumors can present a diagnostic challenge because of their rarity and nonspecific presentation. This case report adds to the literature of proven extradigital glomus tumors with documented pathologic and magnetic resonance imaging characteristics and describes their place in the differential for soft tissue mass of the wrist...
September 2016: Radiology case reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27593365/a-case-of-a-glomus-tumor-of-the-stomach-resected-by-laparoscopy-endoscopy-cooperative-surgery
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Keiichiro Nakajo, Akimichi Chonan, Rumiko Tsuboi, Kousuke Nihei, Tomoyuki Iwaki, Hajime Yamaoka, Shun Sato, Tomomi Matsuda, Masato Nakahori, Mareyuki Endo
A 56-year-old woman who was found to have a submucosal tumor (SMT) of the stomach in a medical check-up was admitted to our hospital for a detailed investigation of the SMT. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed an SMT of 20mm at the anterior wall of the antrum of the stomach. Endoscopic ultrasonography showed a hyperechoic tumor in the fourth layer of the stomach wall. CT examination showed a strongly enhancing tumor on arterial phase images and persistent enhancement on portal venous phase images. Laparoscopy endoscopy cooperative surgery was performed with a diagnosis of SMT of the stomach highly suspicious of a glomus tumor...
September 2016: Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi, the Japanese Journal of Gastro-enterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27591766/intrathoracic-glomus-tumors-and-glomangiosarcomas-a-clinicopathological-and-immunohistochemical-study-of-14-cases-with-emphasis-on-anatomic-distribution
#20
Annikka Weissferdt, Neda Kalhor, Cesar A Moran
Fourteen cases of primary intrathoracic glomus tumor and glomangiosarcoma are presented. The patients were 9 men and 5 women aged 36 to 63 years (mean, 49.5 years). Clinically, 11 patients presented with nonspecific symptoms including cough, hemoptysis, chest pain, and back pain while 3 patients were asymptomatic. Anatomically, 9 tumors were in an intrapulmonary location, 3 in the mediastinum, and 2 in the trachea. Surgical resection was performed in all cases, and grossly the tumors varied in size from 1...
September 3, 2016: Virchows Archiv: An International Journal of Pathology
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