Multiple digital glomus tumors

G. Patrick Maxwell, Raymond M. Curtis, E. F.Shaw Wilgis

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In 28 patients with glomus honors of the digits, 21 were relieved of symptoms bY excision of a solitary ttunor. Severs other patients had multiple tumors, four of which were the cause of recurrent symptoms. Three lurtients had multiple tumors–five in one patient, four in another, and tnvo in a third, which had been tound at the tune of the first operation. A 25% incidence of multiple tranors and a 15% incidence of recurrent sYrnptoms indicates that a careful search should be made fr additional tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-367
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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