Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

, Volume 108, Issue 6, pp 380–382 | Cite as

A rare tumor at the elbow: a glomangioma

Differential diagnosis and therapy
  • W. H. M. Castro
  • C. W. H. de Fijter
  • O. J. G. Kronig
  • J. Koudstaal
  • A. Labrie
  • W. Winkelmann
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Summary

Referring to a case of a glomangioma at the elbow, several aspects of this tumor are illustrated. Since the related hemangiopericytoma can be distinguished from the glomangioma by its biological behavior, the morphological differential diagnosis of both tumors is discussed in detail. Therapeutic consequences of one or the other diagnosis are also indicated.

Keywords

Public Health Differential Diagnosis Therapeutic Consequence Biological Behavior Rare Tumor 

Zusammenfassung

Anhand einer Fallbeschreibung cines Patienten mit einem Glomangioma am Ellenbogen werden die verschiedenen Aspekte des Tumors besprochen. Weil das ähnliche Hämangiopericytoma sich vom Glomangioma durch sein biologisches Verhalten unterscheidet, wird die morphologisches Verhalten unterscheidet, wird die morphologische Differentialdiagnose beider Tumoren weitgehend diskutiert. Die therapeutischen Konsequenzen von der einen oder der anderen Diagnose werden ebenfalls beschrieben.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. H. M. Castro
    • 3
  • C. W. H. de Fijter
    • 1
  • O. J. G. Kronig
    • 1
  • J. Koudstaal
    • 2
  • A. Labrie
    • 1
  • W. Winkelmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryDiaconessenhuis HeemstedeHeemstedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of PathologyDe Wever ZiekenhuisHeerlenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of OrthopedicsUniversity of DüsseldorfFederal Republic of Germany

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