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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29234266/glomus-tumor-of-the-scrotum-a-case-report-and-mini-review
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Kareim Khalafalla, Abdulla Al-Ansari, Abdelfftah Omran, Hanan Farghaly, Abdulqadir Alobaidy
Glomus tumor in the genital area is extremely rare, with an extensive search in the medical literature revealing only 1 case arising in the scrotum. They can be easily mistaken, both clinically and radiologically, for skin neoplasms or primary testicular tumors involving the scrotum. This report presents a case of a 54-year-old man who presented with a painful right scrotal swelling. Ultrasound suggested the possibility of an epidermal inclusion cyst. The excised mass was diagnosed as a benign glomus tumor...
November 2017: Current Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29228343/long-term-outcome-following-stereotactic-radiosurgery-for-glomus-jugulare-tumors-a-single-institution-experience-of-20-years
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Mayur Sharma, Antonio Meola, Sushma Bellamkonda, Xuefei Jia, Joshua Montgomery, Samuel T Chao, John H Suh, Lilyana Angelov, Gene H Barnett
BACKGROUND: Glomus jugulare tumors (GJTs) are rare benign tumors, which pose significant treatment challenges due to proximity to critical structures. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the long-term clinical and radiological outcome in patients undergoing stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for GJTs through retrospective study. METHODS: Forty-two patients with 43 GJTs were treated using Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKRS; Elekta AB, Stockholm, Sweden) at our institute from 1997 to 2016...
December 4, 2017: Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29221662/rare-presentation-of-the-glomus-tumor-in-the-stomach
#3
Maryam Masouminia, Hassan Abdul Ghani, Dingle Foote, Danielle Hari, Samuel French
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 5, 2017: Experimental and Molecular Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29221350/glomus-tumors-of-the-trachea-2-case-reports-and-a-review-of-the-literature
#4
Chun Wang, Yuan Ma, Xin Zhao, Pei-Li Sun, Ying-Ming Zhang, Mao Huang, Yan Zhu, Shu-Xian Jin
Glomus tumors (GTs) of the trachea are very rare neoplasms that usually arise from the distal portion of the respiratory tree. The origin of these tumors is modified smooth muscle cells of glomus bodies. In this study, we describe two cases of GT of the trachea, as well as the histologic features of these tumors and their treatments. One tumor was diagnosed via bronchoscopic biopsy, and the other tumor was diagnosed via surgery. Clinical follow-up showed that the two patients are alive and well after 8 and 15 months post-treatment, respectively...
September 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29188057/subungual-onychomycosis-due-to-aspergillus-niger-mimicking-a-glomus-tumor-a-case-report
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Yumi Matsuyama, Tomoki Nakamura, Tomohito Hagi, Kunihiro Asanuma, Akihiro Sudo
Onychomycosis is a common nail infection caused by dermatophytes, while non-dermatophytes including Aspergillus spp. are causes of nail onychomycosis. Aspergillus niger is not common as a cause of nail onychomycosis. In the current study we present a 60-year-old woman with subungual onychomycosis due to Aspergillus niger mimicking a glomus tumor. Physical examination revealed right thumb had a black color of nail bed. Localized tenderness and severe pain were observed. However, the cold sensitivity test, Loves pin test and Hildreths test were negative...
December 2017: Biomedical Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29136717/-two-cases-report-of-glomus-tumor-of-the-trachea
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J Wu, L H Xing, Q X Zhang
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 1, 2017: Zhonghua Nei Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Internal Medicine]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29136694/-endoscopic-full-thickness-resection-of-synaptophysin-positive-glomus-tumor-in-gastric-body-report-of-a-case
#7
P Sun, H Lyu, Y Jin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 8, 2017: Zhonghua Bing Li Xue za Zhi Chinese Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29136687/-gastric-glomus-tumors-expressing-synaptophysin-clinicopathologic-and-immunohistochemical-analyses
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J C Wang, X F Jin, S X Weng, C Xu, M F Gan
Objective: To investigate the clincopathologic and immunohistochemical features of gastric glomus tumors and their differences from gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms. Methods: Six cases of gastric glomus tumors, 8 cases of glomus tumors in other sites and 7 cases of gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms were collected from the Department of Pathology, Taizhou Hospital. The clinicopathological and immunohistochemical characteristics of these tumors were analyzed retrospectively. Results: The gastric glomus tumors were located in the muscularis propria of the antrum and most cases strongly expressed synaptophysin (5/6)...
November 8, 2017: Zhonghua Bing Li Xue za Zhi Chinese Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29108647/ultrasound-guided-minimally-invasive-resection-of-a-digital-glomus-tumor
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J Domínguez-Cruz, A Ortiz-Prieto, P Martín-Carrasco, J Conejo-Mir
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 3, 2017: Actas Dermo-sifiliográficas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29096341/successful-resection-of-locally-infiltrative-glomus-tumor-without-pulmonary-resection
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Tomohiro Obata, Takuro Miyazaki, Naoya Yamasaki, Tomoshi Tsuchiya, Keitaro Matsumoto, Go Hatachi, Yuka Kitamura, Kazuhiro Tabata, Takeshi Nagayasu
INTRODUCTION: Extracutaneous glomus tumors occurring in the bronchus is very rare. Complete resection is basic procedure for treatment of glomus tumor. We present a glomus tumor of the left main bronchus that was successfully treated with rigid bronchoscopy followed by sleeve resection of the left main bronchus. PRESENTATION OF CASE: A 56-year-old man underwent two term resections to glomus tumor that originated from the left main bronchus. Firstly, we performed palliative resection with rigid bronchoscopy to make the correct diagnosis and evaluate the extent of the tumor...
September 23, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29056390/atypically-localized-glomus-tumor-causing-anterior-interosseous-nerve-syndrome-a-case-report
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Yunus Emre Akman, Merter Yalcinkaya, Yavuz Arikan, Yavuz Kabukcuoglu
This article presents a 48-year-old male patient who presented with pain in the left forearm and weakness and clumsiness in the left hand of 6 months' duration. Flexor motor strength loss of the thumb and the index finger was present and neurophysiologic tests showed findings compatible with axonal injury in the anterior interosseous nerve (AIN) innervated muscles. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a space-occupying lesion in the proximal forearm resembling a glomus tumor. Excision of the mass and release of the AIN were performed...
October 19, 2017: Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29039113/a-gastric-glomus-tumor-resected-using-non-exposed-endoscopic-wall-inversion-surgery
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Masahide Ebi, Tomoya Sugiyama, Kazuhiro Yamamoto, Takuya Saito, Tadahisa Inoue, Yoshiharu Yamaguchi, Yasuhiro Tamura, Shinya Izawa, Yasutaka Hijikata, Yasushi Funaki, Naotaka Ogasawara, Makoto Sasaki, Kunio Kasugai
Gastric glomus tumors are extremely rare, constituting approximately 1% of gastric mesenchymal tumors. We report the case of a 45-year-old female patient in whom upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed a 3-cm submucosal tumor with a bridging fold in the posterior wall of the antrum of the stomach. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography revealed the tumor to be hypervascular in the arterial phase and exhibit continuous enhancement in the post-venous phase. Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging showed that the tumor was hypervascular in the early phase and persistently enhanced in the late phase...
October 16, 2017: Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28967505/characterization-of-glomus-tumors-of-the-kidney
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Roger Li, Firas G Petros, Charles J Davis, John F Ward
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 7, 2017: Clinical Genitourinary Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28941972/extradigital-glomus-tumor-of-the-elbow-with-preoperative-ultrasound-guided-wire-localization-a-case-report
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Fiachra R Power, Anthony G Ryan, Maurice N Murphy, May S Cleary
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28934536/glomus-tumor-of-the-sciatic-nerve-an-extraspinal-cause-of-sciatica
#15
Basilia Onyinyechukwu Nwankwo, Robert M Henshaw, Dhruv Kumar
Glomus tumors are small, benign tumors that arise from glomus bodies, structures found normally within the dermis that assist in temperature regulation via their vasoconstrictive response to sympathetic stimuli. Glomus tumors are found typically in the hand and are classically a cause of focal pain and temperature sensitivity. They often present as a small blue lesion seen under the nail bed of a finger or a toe and cause point tenderness. Glomus tumors of peripheral nerves are exceedingly rare and can lead to disability akin to compressive neuropathy when present...
September 21, 2017: Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28927805/extradigital-glomic-tumor-of-the-forearm-about-a-case-and-review-of-literature
#16
U Lancien, F Duteille, P Perrot
We report the clinical case of a 72-year-old man followed for 10years by a specialized pain center, for neuropathic pain poorly systematized, triggered by the contact of the anteromedial face of the right forearm. After surgical excision, histological analysis indicated a well-circumscribed nodule in the subcutaneous region, confirming that the mass was a glomus tumor. In this clinical case, surgical excision allowed an immediate disappearance of the pains without recurrence to this day.
September 15, 2017: Annales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthétique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28910916/-primary-tracheal-malignant-glomus-tumor-with-lung-metastasis-diagnosed-by-pathological-analysis-a-case-report-and-literature-review
#17
B Huang, F G Chen, J Zhuang, W C Zheng, W Y Zhu, Q C Zhang, S H Wang, C M Guo, C M Xie
Objective: To study the clinical manifestations, pathological features, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of primary tracheobronchial or pulmonary malignant glomus tumor (MGT). Methods: A case of primary tracheal MGT with lung metastasis diagnosed by pathological analysis admitted to Affiliated Shantou Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University in May. 2015 was analyzed, and the related literatures were reviewed. We searched databases including PubMed, Embase, Ovid, Cochrane, Wanfang and Chinese National Knowledge infrastructure (CNKI), using the keyword "tracheal or bronchial or pulmonary malignant glomus tumor" from Jan...
September 12, 2017: Chinese Journal of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888573/an-extradigital-glomus-tumor-of-the-median-antebrachial-vein
#18
Anthony R Andreoni, Jessica Waughtel, Jonathan Cook, Pablo A Bejarano, David Friedman
Glomus tumors are benign vascular neoplasms that arise from specialized dermal arteriovenous anastomoses called glomus bodies. These tumors are most often found in the digital pulp and subungual region of the fingertips; however, a review of the literature suggests that extradigital glomus tumors may occur more often than is generally recognized. Although most extradigital glomus tumors arise within subcutaneous tissues, glomus tumors have occasionally been found within bones, nerves, and blood vessels. An intravascular glomus tumor of the forearm is a very rare occurrence and only a few cases have been reported in the literature...
September 6, 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875382/-tumors-of-the-inner-ear-and-adjacent-structures
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J Schittenhelm
Tumors of the inner ear and adjacent structures often present with hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo due to compression of the traversing cranial nerves. More than 90% of the tumors of the inner ear with or without expansion into the cerebellopontine angle are histologically diagnosed as vestibular schwannomas. Less common tumorous lesions include ectopic meningiomas located in the petrous bone, glomus tympanicum paragangliomas or endolymphatic sac tumors (ELST) originating in the vestibular recess. Most tumors are sporadic, but hereditary disorders have to be considered...
November 2017: Der Pathologe
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28867901/primary-intracranial-extraskeletal-mesenchymal-chondrosarcoma-clinical-mimicry-as-glomus-jugulare
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Rajesh Chhabra, Manjul Tripathi, Devi Prasad Patra, Narendra Kumar, Bishan Radotra, Kanchan Kumar Mukherjee
BACKGROUND: Extraskeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (ESMCS) is an unusual pathologic variant of chondrosarcoma. There are no specific clinicoradiographic parameters to distinguish it from other intracranial pathologies. The diagnosis can be established only on the basis of histopathology, which may pose significant challenges in certain unusual locations. PURPOSE: In this case, we discuss the pitfalls in diagnosis, management, and major characteristics of ESMCS with a review of current literature...
July 2017: Annals of Neurosciences
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