Volume : 2, Issue : 7, JUL 2016

GLOMUS OR GLOMANGIOMYOMA. IS IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY ONLY WAY TO SUBCLASSIFY? - A RARE CASE AT THE SITE OF STOMACH

Dr. Ashima Chugh, Dr. R. K. Saran, Dr. S. Saluja

Abstract

Glomangiomyoma are glomus tumour that display focal or partial smooth muscle differentiation, now comes under broad category of perivascular myoid tumours. They are usually benign & mesenchymal in origin. They are frequently encountered in the deep dermis or subcutaneous tissues of the upper or lower extremity. Rarely,
they have been found in unexpected sites such as the stomach, small bowel, rectum, urinary tract, lung, cervix etc. We report an unusual & rare glomangiomyoma of stomach in 32 year old female which presented as mass lesion in the distal stomach. The surgical treatment was done and the patient is on follow up.

Keywords

Glomangiomyoma, stomach.

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