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Disease Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal

Name Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal
Synonyms Chemodectoma | Chemodectomas | Extra-Adrenal Paraganglioma | Extra-Adrenal Paragangliomas | Nonchromaffin Paraganglioma | Non-Chromaffin Paraganglioma | Nonchromaffin Paragangliomas | Non-Chromaffin Paragangliomas | Paraganglioma, Extra Adrenal | Paraganglioma, Nonchromaffin | Paraganglioma, Non Chromaffin | Paraganglioma, Non-Chromaffin | Paragangliomas, Extra-Adrenal | Paragangliomas, Familial Nonchromaffin, 1 | Paragangliomas, Nonchromaffin | Paragangliomas, Non-Chromaffin
Definition A relatively rare, usually benign neoplasm originating in the chemoreceptor tissue of the CAROTID BODY; GLOMUS JUGULARE; GLOMUS TYMPANICUM; AORTIC BODIES; and the female genital tract. It consists histologically of rounded or ovoid hyperchromatic cells that tend to be grouped in an alveolus-like pattern within a scant to moderate amount of fibrous stroma and a few large thin-walled vascular channels. (From Stedman, 27th ed)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D010236

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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
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

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Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Abdominal chemodectomas with cutaneous angiolipomas
  Carney Triad
  Carotid Body Tumor
  Glomus Jugulare Tumor
  Glomus Tympanicum Tumor
  Glomus vagale tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes