J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1995 Jun;30(3):756-759. 10.4055/jkoa.1995.30.3.756.

Subungual Glomangiosarcoma: A Case Report


Glomangiosarcoma is a histopathologically defined extremely rare malignant tumor that accompanies a glomus tumor usually, but its has benign clinical course characteristically. It shares common ultrastructural and immunohistochemical features with glomus tumor, and transformed possibly from glomus tumor". Glomangiosarcoma shows more sarcomatous appearance histologically than glomus tumor, however with no malignant behavior(i.e. recurrence or metastasis) was expressed. We experienced a case of glomangiosarcoma form subungual region treated by marginal excision and no recurrence or metastasis was developed untill 1 year and 6 months postoperatively.


Glomangiosarcoma; Subungual region
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