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A glomic tumour of the stomach treated by laparoscopy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17168283     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Glomic tumours are rare tumours usually found on the fingertips, particularly the nail-beds, but they can occur anywhere in the body. The first gastric glomic tumour was identified in 1942 and reported with two other cases in 1951 by Key et al. At present, 100 cases of glomic tumour of the stomach have been reported in the literature. We report a case of benign gastric glomic tumour treated by laparoscopic surgery. This type of tumour is most frequently benign but cases of malignity have been described. The preoperative assessment is important.
Authors:
S Vanwijnsberghe; R Rubay; C Descamps; J M Verdebout; B Navez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  106     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2006 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-15     Completed Date:  2007-03-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  613-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Departments of General Surgery, Saint-Joseph Hospital, Gilly, and Pathology and Genetics Institute, Loverval, Belgium. s_vanwijnsberghe@msn.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Glomus Tumor / pathology,  surgery*
Humans
Laparoscopy*
Middle Aged
Stomach Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*

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