Glomus jugulare tumor presentation and management: a case study.

  • Mark Coles
  • Published 2004 in
    The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of…


Glomus jugulare tumors are rare, normally benign, paragangliomas located in and around the jugular foramen at the base of the skull. They may cause significant lower cranial nerve deficits due to mass effect, and as part of the chromaffin cell system (including pheochromocytomas), they may also actively secrete catecholamines. Resection, while frequently… (More)


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