Tumor Glomus Carotídeo. 83 likes · 5 talking about this. Tumor carotídeo. 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. Os tumores de corpo carotídeo são neoplasias derivadas de células paragangliônicas e .. Keywords: carotid body tumor, paraganglioma, carotid glomus tumor.

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We present a year-old female patient with a glomus tumor treated with positron emission tomography computed tomography planning and 3D conformal radiotherapy, and the patient has remained free of disease progression 2 years after.

Benign tumors have a small carotixeo for recurrence if incompletely excised Atypical features found to correlate with adverse outcome, can be called glomus tumor of uncertain malignant potential: Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Board review question 1.

Bilateral glomus tumor treated with PET-CT based conformal radiotherapy: a case report

Carotid body tumor chemodectoma. Imaging findings in schwannomas of the jugular foramen. Tumor may decrease in size, but rarely disappears. In all modalities, the dense vascularity of these tumours is manifested as prominent contrast enhancement.


Complications are however not uncommon due to the carotixeo number of sensitive structures in the region and include:. Associated symptoms relate to their dysfunction 2. Follow-up evaluations, including imaging and laboratory investigations, demonstrated long-term control of both tumor growth and catecholamine production.


The patient underwent imaging exams during the preoperative period. Therapeutic advantages of minimalism in the skull base. The relative prevalence of glomus jugulare with respect to other head and neck paraganglioma varies from publication to publication and depending on definition of the terms jugulare, tympanicum and jugulotympanicum. Gaylis Cafotideo, Mieny CJ. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining.

Tumor de corpo carotídeo (paraganglioma): relato de dois casos submetidos a tratamento cirúrgico

Disseminated disease was precluded in all cases. Case 4 Case 4. Familiarity with vascular anatomy of the region is essential if complications are to be avoided 3.

At 6th month the pain at the neck region totally disappeared and loss of hearing and the tinnitus at left ear diminished. Prognostic value of DNA flow cytometry in paragangliomas of the carotid body. These benign, slow-growing tumors originate from paraganglionic tissue, mostly located at the carotid bifurcation, jugular foramen, cervical portion vagus nerve, and middle ear cavity [ 23 ].

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Check for errors and try again. The characteristic appearance of GT in MRI is well-defined hypointense mass with equal signal intensity to adjacent muscle on T1-weighted scans. Case 18 Case glomus carotideo Falls in CO that occur as a consequence cartoideo glomus carotideo would lead to closure of this potassium channel and this would lead to glomus carotideo depolarisation and consequence activation of the carotid body.


This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Support Center Support Center. Glomus tumors are benign, slow growing tumors originating from paraganglionic tissue, mostly located at the carotid bifurcation, jugular foramen, cervical portion vagus nerve, and middle ear cavity.

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Click here for patient related inquiries. Diagram showing the origins of the main branches of the glomus carotideo arteries.

Case 13 Case Cervical computed tomography or, better still, magnetic resonance imaging, are the examinations of caroyideo for obtaining data on location, extension, correlation with adjacent structures and vascular nature of the tumor.

Fullness in posterior nail fold region. No family history of glomus tumors or any cancers was present. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Additionally a number of patterns of cranial nerve palsies have been described due to involvement of the nerves at the jugular foramen.

Paragangliomas of the head and neck: