Clinical, histopathologic, and radiographic indicators of malignancy in head and neck paragangliomas.

@article{Chapman2010ClinicalHA,
  title={Clinical, histopathologic, and radiographic indicators of malignancy in head and neck paragangliomas.},
  author={Douglas B Chapman and Dylan C Lippert and Carol Geer and Henry D Edwards and Gregory B. Russell and Catherine J. Rees and James Dale Browne},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={143 4},
  pages={531-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study is to review our series of head and neck paragangliomas to identify factors that may help in predicting malignancy. STUDY DESIGN Case series with chart review. SETTING Academic medical center. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Subjects with head and neck paragangliomas at our institution from 1976 to current were reviewed. In addition to statistical comparisons of epidemiologic factors, pathologic and radiographic characteristics were reviewed. RESULTS Of the 84… CONTINUE READING