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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Angiofibroma  
angiokeratoma +   
glomus tumor +   
A blue-red, extremely painful vascular neoplasm involving a glomeriform arteriovenous anastomosis (glomus body), which may be found anywhere in the skin, most often in the distal portion of the fingers and toes, especially beneath the nail. It is composed of specialized pericytes (sometimes termed glomus cells), usually in single encapsulated nodular masses which may be several millimeters in diameter (From Stedman, 27th ed). CHEMODECTOMA, a tumor of NEURAL CREST origin, is also sometimes called a glomus tumor.
hemangioma +   
hemangiopericytoma +  
Kaposi's sarcoma +   
meningioma +   
vascular cancer +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Glomangioma ;   Glomangiomas ;   Glomus Tumors ;   Glomus neoplasm ;   Glomus tumour
Primary IDs: MESH:D005918 ;   RDO:0002522
Alternate IDs: RDO:9003004
Xrefs: NCI:C3060
Definition Sources: MESH:D005918, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glomus_tumor

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