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Glomus tumour of the hallux: diagnosis by Doppler-shift ultrasound and digital subtraction angiography.
  1. L. Kreel,
  2. A. Thornton,
  3. B. J. Pardy


    A case is presented of a glomangioma with typical history and clinical findings, proven by operation and histology. Unique radiographic features are demonstrated including visualization of the tumour on a soft tissue radiograph and associated hyperaemic bone changes, continuous wave Doppler results indicating hyperaemia and an arterio-venous malformation, and the clear demonstration of the tumour in both frontal and lateral views was possible by intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography (DSA) under local anaesthesia. Fibrous dysplasia of a femur was an incidental finding.

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