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.
Hematoxylin and eosin stains showed nests of cells with eosinophilic cytoplasm separated by a hyalinized stroma, with no evidence of anaplasia or invasion, consistent with a Paraganglioma.
Sin embargo, el estudio histopatologico de una biopsia percutanea de la masa tomada el 20 de abril de 2013 sugiere un paraganglioma, que por expresion de marcadores neuroendocrinos, localizacion adrenal y caracteristicas histopatologicas podria corresponder a un feocromocitoma (figura 2).
On this basis, I-131 MIBG is sensitive and specific for detecting localised and metastatic neuroblastoma, phaeochromocytoma, paraganglioma and medullary thyroid carcinoma.
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].
In our case the absence of detectable amyloid highlights the difficulty in distinguishing this rare variant of medullary carcinoma, from a hyalinizing trabecular adenoma and paraganglioma of thyroid.
O tumor do arco aortico, tambem citado na literatura veterinaria como tumor da base do coracao, quimiodectoma ou paraganglioma (5,7), se origina de quimiorreceptores situados na adventicia da aorta.
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.
El quimodectoma o paraganglioma deriva del tejido quimiorreceptor y frecuentemente se localizan en el cuerpo aortico o carotideo (1,4,5).