Glomus tumor of digit (glomangioma)

Case contributed by Brendan Cullinane


Bluish discolouration of the nail of the right ring finger and pain worsening with cold.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female

A cortical deficit of the distal phalanx was noted. No deficit was seen on the left. A hypoechoic mass was seen beneath the area of nail discolouration and superficial to the area of cortical deficit. The mass was hypervascular.

Case Discussion

Glomus tumor beneath the nail of the right ring finger.

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Case information

rID: 18710
Published: 19th Jul 2012
Last edited: 2nd May 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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