Cervical paragangliomas: neurovascular surgical risk and therapeutic management

  title={Cervical paragangliomas: neurovascular surgical risk and therapeutic management},
  author={J. Paris and Fr Facon and Jean Marc Thomassin and Michel Zanaret},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head & Neck},
Paragangliomas of the neck region arise most commonly in the carotid and vagal bodies. The goal of this retrospective study is to evaluate intraoperative vascular and neurological morbidity and to define the therapeutic strategy. During the period 1990–2004, 32 patients with 42 neck paragangliomas were referred to our institution (Head and Neck Service, Otolaryngology Federation, CHU La Timone, Marseilles, France). There were 29 carotid body tumors and 11 vagal body tumors. There were 14 men… CONTINUE READING


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