Glomangioma of the Tibia- A rare presentation

Vol 4 | Issue 2 | July-Dec 2018 | Page 20-22 | Sijin K S, Bhaskar Subin Sugath, Vijaya Mohan S, Vinod Kumar P, Nanda Kachare.

Authors: Sijin K S [1], Bhaskar Subin Sugath [1], Vijaya Mohan S [1], Vinod Kumar P [1], Nanda Kachare [1].

[1] Dept of Aster Orthopaedics, Aster Medcity, Cochin, India

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Bhaskar Subin Sugath,
Consultant, Aster Pathology, Aster Medcity, Cochin, India


A 35yr old female patient presented with a pulsatile swelling of right proximal tibia present for 2 years. There was a rapid increase in size and pain in the 6 weeks preceding presentation. Radiographs showed a lytic lesion of about 8cm x 8cm in the anteromedial aspect of the proximal tibia with MRI showing a highly vascular lesion. A needle biopsy and histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of Glomangioma. It was treated with marginal resection of the tumour and fibular grafting of the defect.


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How to Cite this article: Sijin KS, Sugath BS, Vijaya MS, Vinod KP, Kachare N. Glomangioma of the Tibia- A rare presentation . Journal of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors July-Dec 2018;4(2): 20-22.

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