Hypertonic Saline Destruction of Multiple Glomus Tumors

RONALD J. SIEGLE, DAVID M. SPENCER, LORETTA S. DAVIS

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Abstract

background. Multiple glomus tumors are uncommon cutaneous neoplasms. Therapeutic destructive alternatives include excision, argon or CO2 laser treatment, and sclerotherapy with sodium tetradecyl sulphate. objective. A case report is presented using a previously unreported technique of therapy, specifically hypertonic saline. methods. 23.4% NaCl was injected intraluminally in four sessions over a 6‐month period. conclusion. Serial hypertonic saline injections should be added to the list of effective treatment alternatives for multiple glomus tumors. 1994 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-348
Number of pages2
JournalThe Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology
Volume20
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Dermatology

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