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  • Paraganglioma - “ Paragangliomas, sometimes called glomus tumors, are rare neuroendocrine tumors arising from paraganglia.  Terminology Paraganglia are clusters o...”
  • Glomus jugulare paraganglioma - “ Glomus jugulare paraganglioma is a paraganglioma of the head and neck that is confined to the jugular fossa. While it is a rare tumor, it is the m...”
  • Paragangliomas of the head and neck - “ Paragangliomas of the head and neck are rare, representing <0.5% of all head and neck tumors. They arise in a number of locations along the caroti...”
  • Glomus tympanicum paraganglioma - “ Glomus tympanicum paragangliomas (chemodectomas) are the most common middle ear tumor.  Epidemiology There is a female predominance (M:F = 1:3);...”
  • Glomus vagale tumor - “ Glomus vagale tumors are paragangliomas that occur along the path of the vagus nerve (CN X). They are a subset of extra-adrenal neuroendocrine tum...”
  • Carotid body tumor - “ Carotid body tumor, also known as a chemodectoma or carotid body paraganglioma, is a highly vascular glomus tumor that arises from the paraganglio...”

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