Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Benign tumors / conditions

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 November 2017, last major update February 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Glomangioma liver

Cite this page: Jain, D. Glomangioma. website. Accessed December 14th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare, < 25 cases reported
  • Glomus tumor (neoplasm of glomus apparatus) with prominent vascular structures
Radiology images

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Hypervascular mass

Case reports
Gross description
  • Well defined encapsulated tumor mass with dark red soft cut surface
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Small to medium branched vessels with stroma containing small, round regular cells with sharply outlined round / oval nuclei; low mitotic activity
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Small bland tumor cells in vascular network

Smooth muscle actin and CD34

Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis