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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Soujanya Thummathati, MBBS [2]

Overview

The predominant therapy for solitary glomus tumor is surgical resection. Patients with multiple glomus tumors are treated with sclerotherapy or laser therapy.

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References

  1. Grover C, Khurana A, Jain R, Rathi V (2013). "Transungual surgical excision of subungual glomus tumour". J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 6 (4): 196–203. doi:10.4103/0974-2077.123401. PMC 3884883. PMID 24470715.
  2. Gould EP (1991). "Sclerotherapy for multiple glomangiomata". J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 17 (4): 351–2. PMID 1645758.
  3. Siegle RJ, Spencer DM, Davis LS (1994). "Hypertonic saline destruction of multiple glomus tumors". J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 20 (5): 347–8. PMID 8176048.

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