Glomuvenous malformations.

  title={Glomuvenous malformations.},
  author={Jeffrey Scott Henning and Olympia I Kovich and Julie V Schaffer},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  volume={13 1},
A 9-year-old girl presented with a congenital, blue-purple, partially compressible plaque with a cobblestone surface on the left lateral foot and ankle. Similar, solitary, blue nodules later appeared elsewhere on the extremities. The lesions were tender to palpation and were associated with spontaneous paroxysms of pain and paresthesias. Histopathologic evaluation of a skin biopsy specimen showed rows of glomus cells that surrounded thin-walled vascular channels, which confirmed the diagnosis… CONTINUE READING