1. Optical Coherence Tomography in Evaluation of Glomus Tumors: A Report of Three Cases

    Optical Coherence Tomography in Evaluation of Glomus Tumors: A Report of Three Cases

    Glomus tumors are painful, benign perivascular neoplasms of the glomus body affecting the nail apparatus. Although diagnosis can be made clinically using Love's and Hildreth's tests, imaging is required to distinguish glomus tumors from other subungual vascular lesions. Clinical diagnosis is complicated when the nail has no visible abnormalities. 1 Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the modality of choice for imaging but requires a dedicated small part coil, which is unavailable at some facilities and is costly. 2

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