Endolymphatic sac tumor (aggressive papillary tumor of middle ear and temporal bone): report of two cases with analysis of the VHL gene.


Endolymphatic sac tumor (Heffner tumor) (ELST) is a very rare nonmetastasizing, locally aggressive low-grade adenocarcinoma of endolymphatic sac origin, which is linked to von-Hippel-Lindau disease (VHLD). VHLD is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by an inherited genetic abnormality of the VHL gene located on the short arm of chromosome 3 (3p26… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prp.2008.01.016


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