A Large Glomus Tumor of the Face: A Case Report

Javad Yazdani, Mohammad Ali Ghavimi, Reza Khorshidi, Kourosh Taheri Talesh, Ali Mortazavi, Amin Nourizadeh


Glomus tumors are neoplasms arising from the glomus bodies, neuromyoarterial units found within the reticular dermis functioning as a specialized arteriovenous anastomosis. These rare tumors are benign and located anywhere in the body, and their cells closely resemble those of a normal glomus body. In this article, we report occurrence and administered treatment for a large glomangioma in the malar region of an 8-year-old male.

Keywords: Glomus tumor, glomus body, face

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