[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
June 1935

TUMOR OF THE NEUROMYO-ARTERIAL GLOMUS: REPORT OF CASES

Arch Surg. 1935;30(6):911-929. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1935.01180120003001
Abstract

In this article we shall report three cases of tumor of the neuromyoarterial glomus, an entity as yet undescribed in the American literature, and present a description of this tumor, with a tabulation of all reported cases.

REPORT OF CASES 

Case 1.  —E. B., a woman 28 years old, complained of pain in the tip of the third finger of the right hand. This pain began twelve years previously when a drawer was slammed on the finger. Shortly after the accident a blue spot, the size of a pinhead, appeared under the nail at about its center, and the tip of the finger remained painful for many weeks. In the years that followed, slight traumas to the nail caused an exaggerated amount of pain. Also, the finger became rather painful during ordinary cold weather, and if the temperature fell to the freezing point, the pain became almost unbearable, necessitating the

×