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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Glomus Tumor Of Digital Artery Of Thumb - Case Report [glomangioma Da Artéria Digital Do Polegar - Relato De Um Caso]
Author: Guillaumon A.T.
Bosnardo C.A.F.
De Meirelles L.R.
Abstract: We report on a case of glomus tumor in the branch of the radial artery of the right thumb. The tumor had a 4-year clinical history. The patient reported the development of a 2.0-cm tumor in the interdigital region between the first and second fingers of the right hand on the short flexor muscle of thumb. The patient also complained of severe and progressive pain. Tests using bidirectional Doppler and echo-color-Doppler revealed a presumptive diagnosis of arteriovenous malformation based on the turbulence of the flow and absence of stenosis. The tumor was removed by open surgery and sent for histopathological examination, which showed a diagnosis of glomangioma. The present report describes a rare arterial disease causing extreme discomfort to the patient, which may be treated with surgical resection without sequelae.
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Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S1677-54492012000400012
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Date Issue: 2012
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