Gastric Glomus Tumor

A Case Report

Keywords: glomus tumor, stomach neoplasms, immunohistochemistry

Abstract

Glomus tumor is an uncommon mesenchymal neoplasm usually described in the distal extremities, and rarely involving visceral organs. We report the case of a 27-year-old Filipino female with a history of low hemoglobin count and a submucosal gastric mass. This was demonstrated on microscopic and immunohistochemical studies to be a gastric glomus tumor (GGT). Although rare, GGTs should be part of the differential diagnoses of submucosal gastric masses.

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Author Biographies

Gio Earnest de la Cruz, The Medical City, Pasig City, Philippines

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Carolyn Marie Legaspi, The Medical City, Pasig City, Philippines

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Jose Carnate Jr., The Medical City, Pasig City, Philippines

Consultant Pathologist, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila

 

 

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Published
2021-12-09
How to Cite
de la Cruz, G. E., Legaspi, C. M., & Carnate Jr., J. (2021). Gastric Glomus Tumor: A Case Report. PJP, 6(2), 55-58. https://doi.org/10.21141/PJP.2021.17