Head and Neck Paragangliomas

  title={Head and Neck Paragangliomas},
  author={M. Moore and J. Netterville and W. Mendenhall and B. Isaacson and B. Nussenbaum},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  pages={597 - 605}
  • M. Moore, J. Netterville, +2 authors B. Nussenbaum
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
  • Objective Head and neck paragangliomas are a group of slow-growing hypervascular tumors associated with the paraganglion system. The approach to evaluate and treat these lesions has evolved over the last 2 decades. While radical surgery had been the traditional approach, improvements in diagnostic imaging as well as radiation therapy techniques have led to an emphasis on observation and nonsurgical therapy in many patients. This article reviews the contemporary approach to the workup and… CONTINUE READING
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