Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2017 Jan 25;5(1):e1219. Epub 2017 Jan 25.
Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and The Combined Division of Plastic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Weill Cornell Medicine), New York, N.Y.
Glomangiosarcoma represents a rare malignant variant of the benign glomus tumor that typically presents as a tender, slowly growing nodule with a predilection for the lower extremities. Unlike their benign counterparts, glomangiosarcomas may display aggressive characteristics such as large size, local invasion, and a tendency to recur after excision. Although wide local excision remains the treatment of choice, rare cases of systemic metastasis have been previously reported. Read More