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Image Number 298 (Glomus tumour)

 
Morphology:
Nodule,purple

Diagnosis: Glomus tumour

Site: Ear

Sex: M

Age: 23

Type: Clinical

Description: Tender purplish nodule on the ear

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A Glomus tumour is a tender vascular tumour of glomus cells which are found around the proximal arteriole at arteriovenous junctions in the skin.The commonest site is in the nail bed but they can be found anywhere.

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