chemodectoma

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chemodectoma

[¦kē·mō‚dek′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor of the carotid body.
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Kuhl, "Nasal paraganglioma: a case report," Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, vol.
Main keywords used were "pheochromocytoma," "paraganglioma," "genetic testing," "mutation," "genotype," "phenotype," "malignant," "metastatic," "pediatrics," "child," "preschool child," "VHL," "RET," "NF1," "SDHB," "SDHD," "SDHA," "SDHC," "SDHAF2," "TMEM127," "MAX," "HIF2A," "FH," "PHD1," "PHD2," "MDH2," and "KIF1B." We included clinical and molecular studies (single cases and case series); we did not exclude any age to minimize missing pediatric cases of cohort studies that considered all ages.
Her final pathology revealed a duodenal gangliocytic paraganglioma eroding into the pancreas, and all lymph nodes were negative for tumor.
The images showed that the MEP had increased in size from 4.9 mm to 6.2 mm (Figure 3b, c), thereby becominga type A2 paraganglioma [4].
Tumor de corpo carotideo (paraganglioma): relato de dois casos submetidos a tratamento cirurgico.
Mutations in the SDH genes have been described in autosomal dominant hereditary paraganglioma, pheochromocytoma, renal carcinoma, thyroid cancer, neuroblastoma, T-cell leukemia, and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (6, 21-28).
CD or pararenal masses, such as pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma, can be detected with a physical examination.
The CgA results in the follow-up of four patients with different NETs (paraganglioma, parathyroid adenoma, pheochromocytoma, and carcinoid) are presented [Figure 1].
Other lesions include fungal infections, pituitary adenoma, schwannoma, neurofibroma, carotid body paraganglioma, craniopharyngioma, arachnoid cyst, medulloblastoma and medulloepithelioma.
We report an undiagnosed paraganglioma (PGL) in a pregnant woman at 33 weeks of gestation who presented with hypertensive crisis.
Differential diagnosis includes metastatic clear cell renal carcinomas, paraganglioma, and pheochromocytoma.