Definition of Paraganglioma

1. Noun. A rare and typically benign neoplasm that can be found in the abdomen, thorax, or head and neck region. ¹



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Medical Definition of Paraganglioma

1. (glomus tumour) chemodectoma, arise from extra-adrenal portions of paraganglion system, females more than males, 5% most likely to be multiple, associated with branchial arch mesodermal derivatives, sites: carotid bifurcation (glomus jugulare), middle ear (glomus tympanicum), along vagus nerve (glomus vagale), also: larynx, orbit, nose, aortic arch (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paraganglioma

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paraganglioma (current term)
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