[Diagnosis and management of cervical paragangliomas: the Freiburg experience].

  title={[Diagnosis and management of cervical paragangliomas: the Freiburg experience].},
  author={Carsten Christof Boedeker and Gerd J{\"u}rgen Ridder and Hartmut P. H. Neumann and Wolfgang Maier and J{\"o}rg Schipper},
  journal={Laryngo- rhino- otologie},
  volume={83 9},
BACKGROUND Paragangliomas of the head and neck represent rare tumors of neural crest origin that arise from chemoreceptors. They are highly vascular neoplasms that are benign in the majority of cases. There are controversial discussions concerning the different treatment options for cervical paragangliomas. PATIENTS Between January 1992 and November 2003 a total of 13 patients with 15 cervical paragangliomas were treated at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery… CONTINUE READING