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After six months of trials, scans, tests, biopsies ..out of nowhere, a diagnosis of GLOMANGIOMA has been stated. This, originally, came as an infection from a pedicure on my left GREAT toe. Both the bone biopsy and then removal of 2/3rds of my toe bone, literally, out of nowhere, the Pathologist (who has NEVER SEEN ANYTHING) came up with this diagnosis, I would like to know your thoughts, your medical expertise and what type of specialist deals with this "disease." Thank you.


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replied August 5th, 2018
Foot Disorders Answer A64231
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!
I read your question and I understand your concern.
Its a benign vascular tumor usually found in distal extremities especially hands.Surgical resection is treatment of choice which can be done by general surgeon,vascular surgeon or orthopaedic surgeon. Recurrences are rare.In case of recurrence, angiography should be done to delineate extent of lesion.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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