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Case Reports
Treatment of Multiple Glomangioma with Tuneable Dye Laser


Jasdeep K. Sharma and Rob Miller

Abstract

Background: Multiple glomangiomas are a rare clinical occurrence. In the past, various treatments have been proposed for eradication of these tumours.

Objective: An alternative and effective therapy for multiple glomangioma is proposed.

Results: The effective clinical response of multiple, painful, bluish-black lesions on the soles of the feet and the hands, diagnosed as multiple glomangioma, to flashlamp tuneable dye laser is reported.

Conclusion: The flashlamp tuneable dye laser is an effective modality in the treatment of multiple glomangioma.

Sommaire

Antécédents : Les glomangiomes multiples sont rares. Divers moyens d'éradication ont déjà été proposés.

Objectifs : Proposer un traitement différent et efficace des glomangiomes multiples.

Résultats : Présentation de la réaction clinique effective au "Flash lamp tuneable dye laser" de multiples lésions bleutées ou noires douloureuses, situées sur la plante des pieds et la paume des mains et diagnostiquées comme glomangiomes multiples.

Conclusion : Le "Flash lamp tuneable dye laser" offre un traitement efficace des tumeurs glomiques multiples.


Received 3/18/98. Accepted for publication 8/17/98.

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Reprint requests: Rob Miller, MD, FRCP, c/o Division of Dermatology, Dalhousie University, Room 4-195

Dickson Bldg, QE II Health Science Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2Y9

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