Summary of Glomus tumor
Flashcards on Glomus tumor
A glomus tumor is a benign, red-blue tumor, commonly under that arises from modified smooth muscle cells of the thermoregulatory body.
Questions on Glomus tumor
A 23-year-old Caucasian man comes to the office because of a tender mass on his right index finger for the past several months. He initially thought that it was an infection due to an ingrown fingernail, but decided to come in when the lump did not resolve. He has noticed that the mass hurts more with cold exposure and when it is squeezed. He has not noticed any unusually fast changes in the size or appearance of the mass. Physical examination shows that the mass, shown in the image below, is largely beneath his fingernail. No other masses are noted. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?