chemodectoma

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chemodectoma

[¦kē·mō‚dek′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of the carotid body.
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The appearance was consistent with a glomus jugulare tumor with the differential diagnosis including other paragangliomas such as carotid body or intravagal tumor, schwannoma, meningioma, metastasis, and much less likely entities such as parotid tumor or epidermoid cyst.
This article describes the presentation of a cholesterol granuloma in a patient with a paraganglioma, or glomus jugulare tumor.
Approximately 80% of these tumors are either carotid body tumors or glomus jugulare tumors.
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.
Magnetic resonance imaging showed findings typical of a glomus jugulare tumor (paraganglioma).
Differential diagnosis of lesions in the jugular foramen include: meningiomas, glomus jugulare tumors, juguluar diverticulum, jugular parangliomas, vestibular schwannomas and metastasis, among others.
Temporal bone chondrosarcomas have been mistaken for multiple sclerosis, glomus jugulare tumors, meningiomas, and chordomas.