This is a case report with literature review and discussion of current diagnostic studies and management of a rare case of glomus tumour in the fourth toe of a 36-year-old male patient.
- orthopaedic and trauma surgery
- surgical oncology
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Contributors ER: first author and writer of the current article, surgeon who diagnosed the case and performed the surgery, and literature review. CF: radiologist subspecialised in musculoskeletal conditions who read all imaging studies including X-rays and MRIs and helped in narrowing the differential diagnosis. He also helped in reviewing the literature and selected pertinent articles concerning the radiology part. FAD: pathologist who read the pathological slides and issued the histology report confirming the diagnosis. MH: neurosurgeon who saw and referred the patient to us.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent for publication Obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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