Fine structure of glomus tumor: Similarity of glomus cells to smooth muscle

M. A. Venkatachalam, J. G. Greally

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Abstract

The fine structure of two glomus tumors are described, and the similarity between smooth muscle and glomus cells are emphasized. The common features include numerous myofibrils, peripheral vesicles, fusiform condensations, and prominent attachment bodies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1176-1184
Number of pages9
JournalCancer
Volume23
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1969

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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