Subungual Glomus Tumor- Clinical Presentation And Treatment

Authors

  • Shyamal Chandra Debnath Assistant Professor, NITOR, Dhaka
  • Suman Kumar Roy Orthopaedic surgeon, Registrar, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka,
  • RR Kairy Professor, NITOR, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bdjps.v3i2.18250

Keywords:

Glomus tumor, Subungual, treatment

Abstract

Glomus tumor is a rare condition and constitutes only 1 % of all soft tissue tumor of body. Glomus tumor is familiar for its unusual presentation and long standing symptoms due to delay in diagnosis. Authors have presented the clinical behavior and treatment of 7 patients with subungual soft tissue mass. Following surgical excision, all patients cured of symptoms, at the end of follow up, no recurrence occurred; post operative nail deformity was insignificant.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bdjps.v3i2.18250

Bangladesh Journal of Plastic Surgery July 2012, 3(2): 45-48

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Published

2014-03-06

How to Cite

Debnath, S. C., Roy, S. K., & Kairy, R. (2014). Subungual Glomus Tumor- Clinical Presentation And Treatment. Bangladesh Journal of Plastic Surgery, 3(2), 45–48. https://doi.org/10.3329/bdjps.v3i2.18250

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