chemodectoma


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chemodectoma

[¦kē·mō‚dek′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of the carotid body.
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Histological examination of the excised mass was in keeping with a CBT/ chemodectoma with an associated high mitotic index and significant necrosis.
Mohidekar, "Chemodectoma of the nose and sphenoid sinus," Journal of Laryngology & Otology, vol.
In dogs, the most common causes of pericardial effusion are hemangiosarcoma, idiopathic pericarditis, mesothelioma, chemodectoma, thyroid gland adenocarcinoma, and infective pericarditis.
It is also known as paraganglioma, chemodectoma or glomus tumor.
Malignant mediastinal chemodectoma. Chest 1975;68:583-4.
These were caused by a chemodectoma (4) and a meningioma (5).
Carotid Body Tumor (chemodectoma): Clinicopathologic analysis of 90 cases.
The clinical laboratory findings described in this study were not suggestive of neoplastic processes, but only reflected the consequences of the neoplastic growth in one dog that had severe loss of blood; these results suggest that routine clinical laboratory evaluations might not be of any diagnostic significance in canine chemodectoma. Gross findings, such as hemothorax and hemopericardium, might be due to rupture or the compression of blood vessels (CAPEN, 2002), and would have been responsible for the anemia observed in dog 1.
Chemodectoma is one of possible non atherosclerotic pathologies of the neck that include vessel thromboembolism, dissecting aneurysms, fibromuscular dysplasia, Takayasu's arteritis, pseudoaneurysms and arteriovenous fistulae.
of Cases Inflammatory Abscess 7 Adenopathy 5 Benign neoplasm Haemangioma 5 Parathyroid adenoma 2 Epidermoid inclusion cyst 2 Lymphangioma 2 Plexiform neurofibroma 2 Chemodectoma 1 Ectopic Thyroid rest 1 Malignant Neoplasms Poorly differentiated carcinoma 5 Sq.
Minute pulmonary meningothelial-like nodules: a clinicopathologic study of so-called minute pulmonary chemodectoma. Am J Surg Pathol.