Gastric glomus tumor: a case report and review of the literature.

  title={Gastric glomus tumor: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Chuang-Chi Huang and Fang-Jung Yu and C I Jan and S Yang and Yu-Ting Kuo and J L Hsieh and Jaw-Yuan Wang},
  journal={The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences},
  volume={26 6},
Glomus tumors are usually thought of as benign tumors although some malignant cases have been reported. These tumors arise from the glomus body and are commonly observed in the dermis or subcutis, but rarely in visceral organs. Here, we report a 37-year-old female who initially presented with epigastric discomfort. The preoperative diagnosis was a gastrointestinal stromal tumor. A minilaparotomy was done with an incision length of 4 cm followed by wedge resection. The final pathologic diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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