Functional vagal paraganglioma: A case report illustrating diagnosis and management

Heidi Hornbeek, N. Gopalakrishna Iyer, Diane L. Carlson, Hilda E. Stambuk, Mabel Ryder, Ian Ganly

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Abstract

We report a case of functional vagal paraganglioma to illustrate the biochemical and radiological imaging tests important in diagnosis and to highlight the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to manage the preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative effects of catecholamine secretion from these tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)491-495
Number of pages5
JournalSkull Base
Volume20
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Paraganglioma
  • carotid body tumor
  • glomas vagale
  • pheochromocytoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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