chemodectoma

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chemodectoma

[¦kē·mō‚dek′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of the carotid body.
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Harkins, "Nonchromaffin paraganglioma of the nasal sinuses," Laryngoscope, vol.
In addition, since gangliocytic paraganglioma has been reported by other names (e.g., ganglioneuroma [8], nonchromaffin paraganglioma [15, 16], and paraganglioma [17, 18]) until named "gangliocytic paraganglioma" by Kepes and Zacharias in 1971 [9] and becoming widespread, some GP cases were not identified in the first databases search.
[11] Our immunohistochemical analysis revealed that the tumor was positive for Chromogranin A, S-100, cytokeratin negative and Ki67 index <2% with a characteristic zellballen pattern on histopathology, thus providing a basis for a correct diagnosis of nonchromaffin paraganglioma of the retroperitoneum in the patient arising from pancreas.
Genetic aspects of nonchromaffin paraganglioma. Hum Genet 1982;60(4):305-9.