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MAEHARA, Laura de Sena Nogueir et al. Diagnosis of glomus tumor by nail bed and matrix dermoscopy. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2010, vol.85, n.2, pp.236-238. ISSN 0365-0596.

Surgery is the best treatment for glomus tumors. Sometimes this can be a challenging procedure because, despite being a well-defined tumor, its visualization can be difficult. The use of nail bed and matrix dermoscopy facilitates the diagnosis and aids in the localization and demarcation of the tumor. It is a simple and low-cost procedure that does not involve additional risks to the patient who will undergo surgery.

Keywords : Dermoscopy; Nail diseases; Glomus tumor.

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