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Glomus Tumor

"Glomus Tumor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A blue-red, extremely painful vascular neoplasm involving a glomeriform arteriovenous anastomosis (glomus body), which may be found anywhere in the skin, most often in the distal portion of the fingers and toes, especially beneath the nail. It is composed of specialized pericytes (sometimes termed glomus cells), usually in single encapsulated nodular masses which may be several millimeters in diameter (From Stedman, 27th ed). CHEMODECTOMA, a tumor of NEURAL CREST origin, is also sometimes called a glomus tumor.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glomus Tumor" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Glomus Tumor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2001
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