Glomus jugulare tumors: historical overview of the management of this disease.

  title={Glomus jugulare tumors: historical overview of the management of this disease.},
  author={Lattimore Madison Michael and Jon H. Robertson},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  volume={17 2},
The treatment of glomus jugulare tumors presents the surgeon with a significant management problem. Because the neoplasm originates in the region of the jugular bulb, it frequently involves the lower cranial nerves, with occasional extension into the posterior fossa. Despite extensive work on the development of surgical and radiation treatment strategies, considerable controversy still exists regarding the optimal management of these lesions. A historical review of the development of management… CONTINUE READING

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