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Image Number 2383 (Glomus tumour)


Diagnosis: Glomus tumour

Site: Knee

Sex: M

Age: 50


Description: Painful dark red-blue tender nodule.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A middle-aged man presented with solitary, painful and tender, dark blue-red nodule in the lower part of the thigh just above knee joint of three months duration. Excisional biopsy showed typical histologic features of glomus tumor (see histologic slide).

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