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Glomus tumor was also the name formerly (and incorrectly) used for a tumor now called a paraganglioma. A glomus tumor is a rare neoplasm arising from the. CT temporal bone and MRI internal auditory canal: 4 mm soft tissue mass along the right cochlear promontory consistent with a glomus tympanicum. Paragangliomas account for % of all neoplasms in the head and neck region, and about 80% of all paraganglioms are either carotid body tumors or glomus.

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Improvement of the symptoms was verified in three cases, and one patient presented transient facial paresis after radiosurgery, but evolved glomuss improvement after clinical treatment. Infobox medical condition new. Head and neck imaging. When to Contact a Medical Professional.

Although most cervical paragangliomas e. Some glomus tumors can be treated with stereotactic radiosurgery. Difficulty swallowing dysphagia Dizziness Hearing problems or loss Hearing pulsations in the ear Hoarseness Pain Weakness or loss of movement in the face facial nerve palsy.

Stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of Glomus Jugulare Tumors

One patient experienced 5 th cranial nerve palsy 6 months after treatment, which yuguar after a few months. Embolization is a merely palliative treatment option due to the noncomplete coverage of the tumor volume and to the high rates of recanalization. Published online Nov Table 1 Yugularr classification of glomus jugulare tumors. In some cases, a procedure called embolization is performed before surgery to prevent the tumor from bleeding too much during surgery.


The direct comparison between surgery and radiosurgery as a primary therapeutic approach is difficult since both techniques present different objectives complete resection of the lesion in surgery and inhibition of tumor growth in radiosurgery.

The role of radiation therapy yugualr the treatment of glomus jugulare tumors. Salt and pepper appearance is seen on both T1 and T2 weighted sequences; the salt representing blood products from hemorrhage or slow flow and the pepper representing flow voids due to high vascularity.

The rate of permanent neurological deficit associated with the radiosurgery was 2.

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Based on a retrospective reviewed of patient’s records, we analyzed all the following variables: Multiple tumors are less likely to be painful.

Head and Neck Surgery. CT is excellent at assessing the integrity of the ossicles and bony labyrinth 3. Case report and a review of anatomic origin of paragangliomas. The first is that most patients have benign, very yugupar tumors, although malignancy can occur infrequently. The average tumor volume at the time of treatment was Surgical excision is the preferred method of treatment for benign glomus tumors. Thecoma Leydig cell tumor. This area contains nerve fibers, called yuular bodies.


Glomus tumors are usually solitary and small lesions.

Glomus jugulare tumor

Glomus jugulare tumors are rarely cancerous and do not tend to spread to other parts of the body. Glomus jugulare tumors are diagnosed by a physical exam and imaging tests, including: People who have surgery or radiation tend to do well. Paragangliome non chromaffine [ The mean follow-up time in the present study is relatively short, particularly as it glonus a glo,us, slow-growing pathology.

Emerson Magno de Andrade: The authors concluded that their previous results with stereotactic radiosurgery are unenthusiastic compared with that observed with conventional fractionated radiotherapy in the treatment of patients harboring temporal bone GJT.

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This can infiltrate neurovascular structures, the temporal bone, the jugular foramen, the hypoglossal canal, the clivus, the cavernous sinus, and cervical region. Gonadal tumors, paraganglioma, and glomus Blomus Another patient that was treated previously with external beam radiotherapy experienced transient ipsilateral vocal cord paresis that resolved after 8 months. Familiarity with vascular anatomy of the region is essential if complications are to be avoided 3.

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