Paraganglioma of the cerebellum: case report and review of the literature

  title={Paraganglioma of the cerebellum: case report and review of the literature},
  author={Mirko Nitsche and Marco Prinz and Robert Michael Hermann and Hans Christiansen and Elisabeth Weiss},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Oncology},
Intracerebral paragangliomas are tumors with a low incidence. Only 13 cases have been reported in the literature to date. This type of tumor shows characteristic histopathological features but unclear histogenesis. Owing to its low incidence, little knowledge exists concerning the best therapeutic strategy. We report on a 55-year-old male patient with the diagnosis of a paraganglioma of the cerebellum. We compare our patient's case to similar cases reported in the literature, describe the… CONTINUE READING