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Disease Glomus Jugulare Tumor

Name Glomus Jugulare Tumor
Synonyms Glomus Jugulare Tumors | Glomus Tumors, Familial, 1 | Jugulare Tumor, Glomus | Jugulare Tumors, Glomus | Tumor, Glomus Jugulare | Tumors, Glomus Jugulare
Definition A paraganglioma involving the glomus jugulare, a microscopic collection of chemoreceptor tissue in the adventitia of the bulb of the jugular vein. It may cause paralysis of the vocal cords, attacks of dizziness, blackouts, and nystagmus. It is not resectable but radiation therapy is effective. It regresses slowly, but permanent control is regularly achieved. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, pp1603-4)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D005925

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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroectodermal Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroendocrine Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Paraganglioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Glomus Jugulare Tumor
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroectodermal Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroendocrine Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Paraganglioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Glomus Jugulare Tumor

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