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Type: Artigo
Title: Glomus tumor of the oral cavity : report of a rare case and literature review
Author: Sánchez-Romero, Celeste
Oliveira, Maria Eduarda Pérez de
Castro, Jurema Freire Lisboa de
Carvalho, Elaine Judite de Amorim
Almeida, Oslei Paes de
Perez, Danyel Elias da Cruz
Abstract: Glomus tumor is a benign neoplasm composed of a perivascular proliferation of glomic cells that resembles the normal glomus body. Usually, it appears as a solitary, symptomatic small blue-red nodule, located in the deep dermis or subcutis of upper or lower extremities of young to middle-aged adults. Cases affecting the oral cavity are very rare, with only 23 well-documented cases reported in the English-language literature. Herein, we present a rare case of glomus tumor of the upper lip, and review the literature of cases involving the mouth
Subject: Histoquímica
Country: Brasil
Editor: USP/Fundação Odontológica de Ribeirão Preto
Rights: Aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/0103-6440201902222
Date Issue: 2019
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