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The Korean Journal of Pathology 1994;28(6): 669-672.
Glomus Tumor of Stomach: A case report.
Young Ha Oh, Chan Pil Park, Chan Kum Park, Sung Jun Kwon, Jung Dal Lee
1Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of General Surgery, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
ABSTRACT
Gastric glomus tumor is an uncommon benign, submucosal neoplasm and does not require radical surgical procedure. Because there are no specific clinical or radiologic features associated with the glomus tumor, it can be recognized only by its histologic characteristics. We report a 30-year-old woman who had 10 years history of epigastric hunger pain. Radiologically, a gastric submucosal tumor was discovered, which was suggestive of leiomyoma. Gastric antrectomy was performed. The tumor cells showed immunohistochemical and ultrastructural evidence of smooth muscle differentiation.
Key Words: Glomus tumor; Stomach
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