chemodectoma

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chemodectoma

[¦kē·mō‚dek′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of the carotid body.
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This article describes the presentation of a cholesterol granuloma in a patient with a paraganglioma, or glomus jugulare tumor. It is proposed that the paraganglioma might have been the source of recurrent hemorrhage, leading to the formation of the cholesterol granuloma.
Given the location, combined with slight bony remodeling of the jugular foramen suggestive of a slow growing lesion, the appearance was thought to be consistent with a glomus jugulare tumor (Fig 2).
Lethal fibrosarcoma complicating radiation therapy for benign glomus jugulare tumor. Am J Otol 1993;14(4):398-402.
Glomus jugulare tumor of the middle ear; clinical aspects.
It can be difficult to distinguish a glomus tympanicum tumor from a glomus jugulare tumor or an aberrant internal carotid artery (ICA) on the basis of the clinical presentation alone.
To the best of our knowledge, only 3 cases of a simultaneous vestibular schwannoma and a glomus jugulare tumor have been previously reported in the literature.