Paragangliomas: clinical overview.

  title={Paragangliomas: clinical overview.},
  author={W F Young},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • W F Young
  • Published 2006 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Paragangliomas are rare tumors that arise from extra-adrenal paraganglia. The effective diagnosis and management of the paraganglioma patient involves the close collaboration of endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, anesthesiologists, geneticists, laboratory specialists, radiologists, oncologists, and pathologists. Paragangliomas are diagnosed in the following clinical settings: signs and symptoms related to catecholamine hypersecretion, mass effect symptoms (e.g., with head and neck… CONTINUE READING


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