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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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Glomus tumor – Wikipedia

The vast majority are found in the distal extremities, particularly in the hand, wrist, foot, and under the fingernails. Some glomus tumors can be yugukar with stereotactic radiosurgery.

Another patient that was treated previously with external beam radiotherapy experienced transient ipsilateral vocal cord paresis that resolved after 8 months. On a basis of the results obtained, the authors recommend radiosurgery as a valid alternative for the primary management of patients with GJT.

Tinnitus, migraine, hypoacusis, vertigo, and multiple cranial nerve palsy, with possible involvement of 5 th to 12 th cranial nerves. The follow-up durations were in range of months mean No acute complication related to radiosurgery was described. The authors describe a gomus series of 15 patients and reviewed the literature about the glomus jugulare tumors.


Stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of Glomus Jugulare Tumors

All tumors remained stable in size on follow-up with resonance magnetic images. The radiation yugualr to the tumor margin ranged between 12 and 20 Gy.

Case 3 Case 3. Malignant glomus tumors have been subdivided into three categories based on their histologic appearance: Retrieved from ” https: The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the preliminary results in a series of 15 patients submitted to stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of GJTs, and to conduct a review of the literature about recent advances yuhular the radiosurgical treatment of this pathology.

Glomus tumor

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Surgical excision is the preferred method of treatment for benign glomus tumors. Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Comparison of yuyular and conventional surgery for the treatment of glomus jugulare tumors. The most common adverse effect is pain, which is usually associated with solitary lesions.

glomus yugular – English Translation – Word Magic Spanish-English Dictionary

It should be noted that this appearance is sometimes encountered in other lesions e. The patient’s head is immobilized thorough a frameless system using a relocatable thermoplastic mask where the fiducial coordination is attached.


Paragangliomas of the head and neck region: A glomus jugulare tumor grows in the temporal bone of the skull, in an area called the jugular foramen. Expression of angiogenic growth factors in paragangliomas.

Check for errors and try again. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. One patient experienced a transient vertigo, and a second suffered acute gastrointestinal upset and developed a transient lower cranial nerves neuropathy. Glomus jugulare tumours are defined according to location i.

Complex tumors of the glomus jugulare: Gonadal tumors, paraganglioma, and glomus ICD-O One of the limiting factors of radiosurgery for GJT is the tumor size. Three patients presented neurological complication. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Case 5 Case 5. Presentation depends on the degree of yhgular ear involvement.

The role of radiation therapy in the management of catecholamine secreting glomus tumors. Glomus tumors are usually solitary and small lesions.

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