chemodectoma


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chemodectoma

[¦kē·mō‚dek′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of the carotid body.
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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.
These were caused by a chemodectoma (4) and a meningioma (5).
Nevertheless, to the best of the authors' knowledge, this report might represent the first cases of canine chemodectoma confirmed by IHC in Brazil.
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.
Several different factors can cause the tympanic membrane to assume a blue color, including a true hemotympanum, an idiopathic hemotympanum secondary to a cholesterol granuloma, long-standing secretory otitis media, a dehiscent high-riding jugular bulb, and occasionally a chemodectoma.
According to the WHO classification, they are tumors belonging to the group of parasympathetic (non-chromaffin) branchiomeric paragangliomas, known as chemodectomas (1).
Four patients who underwent follow-up were tested in the presence of known pathology (recurrent chemodectomas, a previous pheochromocytoma, or iodine-131-meta-iodobenzylguanidine-hot multiple liver lesions), 4 were tested during a severe intercurrent illness (in 2 of these, 3-methoxytyramine was within the reference interval on repeat testing), and 2 were being treated with Levodopa.
Zabel (101) presenta los resultados en chemodectomas grandes de la base del craneo tratados con radioterapia estereotaxica fraccionada.
The carotid body acts as a chemoreceptor responding to variations in oxygen tension and carbon dioxide concentrations; henceforth alternatively named chemodectomas.