Glomus Tumor of the Fingertip: A Case Report

Herbert Yurianto, Henry Yurianto, M. Ruksal Saleh

Abstract


A 34-year-old female with progressing and disturbing pain at right ring finger, exacerbated by touching things with it. We performed marginal excision of the tumor and sent the biopsy sample for pathology examination with the result was suggestive of Glomus tumor. One month after operation, the patient was relieved of pain and could actively work with her fingers.


Keywords


Glomus Tumor; Subungual.

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