chemodectoma

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chemodectoma

[¦kē·mō‚dek′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of the carotid body.
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No extra-adrenal invasion or paraganglioma was found.
Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma are related tumor-causing disorders that can affect anyone at any time.
We conducted a retrospective study (1999 to 2009) at our tertiary care institution to evaluate speech and swallowing outcomes after the resection of cervical schwannoma or paraganglioma.
8%) patients, and periadrenal paraganglioma, adrenocortical carcinoma, myeloid metaplasia, and myelol ipoma in 1 (2.
PCC and paraganglioma (PGL) are rare neuroendocrine tumors arising from chromaffin cells.
Expression of somatostatin receptors and sympathoadrenal tumours High expression of Low expression Non-neoplastic receptors and of receptors pathology sympathoadrenal system tumours Phaeochromocytoma Breast Autoimmune carcinoma diseases Neuroblastoma Melanoma Granulomas Ganglioneuroma Lymphoma Thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy Paraganglioma Prostate Post-radiation cancer inflammatory disease Gastroenteropancreatic Non-small-cell Bacterial tumours (GEP) cancer infections (e.
The diagnosis of ectopic meningioma at this location is difficult as other tumours like paraganglioma, schwanomma and pleomorphic adenoma can mimic the cytologic findings and hence are preferably considered [1].
We present the case of a 51-year-old man with an extraadrenal pheochromocytoma and vagal paraganglioma diagnosed within several months of each other.
3 The familial syndromes associated with phaeochromocytoma are inherited in an autosomal dominant manner and include multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN-2), von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome, neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1), and familial paraganglioma.
Both solitary and diffuse primary pulmonary paraganglioma (PPP) have been reported in the lung.
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Scientists from University of Utah have identified a genetic mutation linked to hereditary form of a rare neuroendocrine tumour called paraganglioma (PGL).
These cells contain eosinophilic cytoplasmatic granules and predominate in case of paraganglioma.