Friday, November 24, 2017

Glomus Tumour of Nail Bed

Glomus Tumour


Painful condition occupying the space between nailbed and terminal phalanx bone.


Incision is made along non contact side from nail and skin junction .

Raising the nail plate , skin flap away from nailbed.

Flap dissection

Germinal matrix of nailbed is opened, tumour is identified brownish in colour

Excised in total from bone leaving it bare .

Closure of Nail

Nailbed repair with 6-0 vicryl done. Nail plate with skin sutured with 3- 0 ethilon.

Finger bandage dressing done.

No comments:

Post a Comment