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glomus

[′glō·məs]
(anatomy)
A fold of the mesothelium arising near the base of the mesentery in the pronephros and containing a ball of blood vessels.
A prominent portion of the choroid plexus of the lateral ventricle of the brain.
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INTRODUCTION: Glomus tumor is rare benign tumor of glomus cells commonly found in the subungual region.
34) Glomus tumor differs from sclerosing perineurioma in that glomus cells have more abundant cytoplasm and diffusely express actins but not EMA.
Histopathology report on routine haematoxylin and eosin stain came as thin intact fibrous capsule surrounding the tumor composed of varying population of glomus cells (monotonous round cells with pale eosinophilic cytoplasm with well-defined cell borders with occasional spindle shaped cells and mast cells; large central round or oval punched out chromatin, uniform nucleus and scanty cytoplasm) with tortuous vascular spaces containing blood and lined with endothelium scattered between the tumor cells.
In the solid areas, dense accumulations of glomus cells and blood vessels were seen.