Bilateral solitary glomus tumors of the hands

A. C. Sank, M. A. McClinton

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Abstract

Solitary glomus tumors of the digits are uncommon, comprising only about 2% of all hand tumors. In this report, we present a case report of a patient with bilateral glomus tumors that became symptomatic 4 years apart. No inheritance pattern was apparent for this patient. An extensive literature review did not uncover a similar patient. Because this condition does not appear to be widely recognized, we suggest that it be considered when patients present with bilateral digital pain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-303
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of plastic surgery
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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