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Glomangiomas in Adult
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Glomangiomas in Adult

See also in: Anogenital
Contributors: Lowell A. Goldsmith MD, MPH, Benjamin K. Fisher MD
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Synopsis

Glomus tumors are rare benign neoplasms composed of glomus cells, blood vessels, and smooth muscle cells. They are classified according to the dominant cell type into 3 types: glomangioma (60%), solid glomus tumors (25%), and glomangiomyoma (15%). The tumors also exist in 2 forms: solitary and multiple. The most common site for these tumors is on the distal extremities. Multiple glomus tumors are inherited in an autosomal-dominant pattern with incomplete penetrance.

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ICD10CM:
D18.01 – Hemangioma of skin and subcutaneous tissue

SNOMEDCT:
403970001 – Glomangioma of skin

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Last Updated:11/11/2021
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Glomangiomas in Adult
See also in: Anogenital
A medical illustration showing key findings of Glomangiomas : Arm, Blue color, Leg, Painful skin lesions, Scattered few, Trunk, Widespread distribution, Smooth papules, Tender skin lesions
Clinical image of Glomangiomas - imageId=278270. Click to open in gallery.  caption: 'Multiple deep blue-gray macules and papules on the lower abdomen.'
Multiple deep blue-gray macules and papules on the lower abdomen.
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