Intraosseous glomus tumor of the ulna: a case report with radiographic findings and a review of the literature

Hiroshi Urakawa, Hiroatsu Nakashima, Yoshihisa Yamada, Mikito Tsushima, Takehiro Ohta, Tomoko Nishio
2008 Nagoya journal of medical science  
Intraosseous glomus tumors of bone are extremely rare. We report a case of an intraosseous glomus tumor of the ulna. The patient was a 25-year-old woman who had a three-month history of a palpable mass in her right forearm with spontaneous pain. Radiographs showed cortical hypertrophy and a shell-like bone formation surrounding the small osteolytic lesion within the cortex of the ulna diaphysis. The differential diagnosis included benign bone-forming tumors, such as osteoid osteoma. The patient
more » ... steoma. The patient was treated with an en-bloc resection and filling with beta-TCP. Up to one year after the operation there has been no evidence of recurrence.
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