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Love's pin test

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  • Love's pin test used in clinical diagnosis of a glomus tumour
    • positive Love's pin test means patient experience severe pain and reduction in pain when the skin overlying the glomus tumour is pressed with a pinhead, ballpoint pen, end of a paperclip, or Kirschner wire


  • Hazani R, Houle JM, Kasdan ML, et al. Glomus tumors of the hand. Eplasty. 2008;8:e48.

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