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Disease Paraganglioma

Name Paraganglioma
Synonyms CAROTID BODY TUMORS | CBT1 | CHEMODECTOMAS | Gangliocytic Paraganglioma | Gangliocytic Paragangliomas | GLOMUS JUGULARE TUMORS | GLOMUS TUMORS, FAMILIAL, 1 | PARAGANGLIOMA, CAROTID BODY | Paraganglioma, Gangliocytic | Paragangliomas | Paragangliomas 1 | Paragangliomas, Familial, 1 | PARAGANGLIOMAS, FAMILIAL NONCHROMAFFIN, 1 PARAGANGLIOMAS WITH SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS, INCLUDED | Paragangliomas, Gangliocytic | Paragangliomata | PGL | PGL1
Definition A neural crest tumor usually derived from the chromoreceptor tissue of a paraganglion, such as the carotid body, or medulla of the adrenal gland (usually called a chromaffinoma or pheochromocytoma). It is more common in women than in men. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D010235
OMIM® ID 168000
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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
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

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Paraganglioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Carney-Stratakis Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Paragangliomas 2 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Paragangliomas 3 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  PARAGANGLIOMAS 4 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Paragangliomas with Sensorineural Hearing Loss
View node Pheochromocytoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes