Glomus tympanicum chemodectomas: radiographic and clinical characteristics.

@article{Larson1987GlomusTC,
  title={Glomus tympanicum chemodectomas: radiographic and clinical characteristics.},
  author={Timothy L. Larson and Duane Reese and Henry Louis Baker and Thomas J. Mcdonald},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={163 3},
  pages={
          801-6
        }
}
Glomus tympanicum chemodectomas are benign neoplasms that develop from normal glomus bodies located along the Jacobson (tympanic) nerve in the middle ear. The medical charts and radiographic studies of 55 patients with these tumors were reviewed. Women outnumbered men in a ratio of 3.5:1, and the patients' average age when they initially reported symptoms was 52 years. Tinnitus, ear pulsations, and diminished hearing were the most frequent symptoms. No patient had a second chemodectoma, and… CONTINUE READING
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