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A Rare Location of the Glomus Tumor in the Abdominal Aorta

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A Rare Location of the Glomus Tumor in the Abdominal Aorta

Ilya Khantalin et al. J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech.

Abstract

Glomus tumors are rare, mostly benign, and often superficial tumors that commonly occur on the upper and lower extremities. Whereas other locations have been described in the literature, we report the first case of glomus tumor in the abdominal aorta in a 21-year-old patient.

Keywords: Aortic disease; Glomus tumor; Vessel tumor.

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Preoperative computed tomography (CT) axial image of a tumor mass including active hemorrhage component.
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Gross examination view of nonspecific elastic white mass invading aorta wall.
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Section of hematoma located in the middle of the tumor. A, Aortic lumen (LA), aortic wall muscle (PA), tumor (T), and hemorrhage (H) on hematoxylin-phloxine-saffron (HPS) staining (magnification ×20). B, A solid zone (HPS stain, magnification ×200). C, A vessel-rich zone. Different-size vessels surrounded by little round cells (HPS stain, magnification ×100). D, Actin muscle strong positivity after immunohistochemical marking (magnification ×200).

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