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Primary glomus tumor of the liver: A rare case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21934228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Glomus tumor is a rare neoplasm of the distal extremities. It occurs very rarely in the deep visceral organs such as stomach, lung, pancreas, ovary, and liver. Herein, we report a very rare case of glomus tumor of the liver in a 50-year-old woman presenting with abdominal mass which was diagnosed after surgery. The tumor was large and cystic; however, the morphology was similar to the ordinary soft-tissue glomus tumor. Tumor cells were reactive with CD34 and SMA. The patient's follow up failed to show any evidence of malignant behavior or tumor recurrence. This report is the third primary glomus tumor of the liver in the English literature.
Authors:
Bita Geramizadeh; Saman Nikeghbalian; Alireza Shamsaifar; Kourosh Kazemi; Hassan Tavoosi; Sepideh Sefidbakht; Seyed-Ali Malek-Hosseini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pathology & microbiology     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0974-5130     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Publication Date:    2011 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605904     Medline TA:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  584-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
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