Glomus tympanicum

Known as: glomus jugular, Glomus jugulare, Jugular body 
A highly vascular ovoid body of chemoreceptive tissue lying adjacent to the TYMPANIC CAVITY. It is derived from NEURAL CREST tissue and is considered… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
Glomus tympanicum (GT) tumors are benign arising from paraganglion cells of the tympanic plexus in the middle ear. Although… (More)
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2008
2008
Glomus tumours of temporal bone are rare and usually present with symptoms of hearing loss and tinnitus. Diagnosis is often… (More)
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2004
2004
Glomus tympanicum is the most common primary neoplasm of the middle ear and the second most common tumour of the temporal bone [1… (More)
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2003
2003
Glomus tympanicum tumour is one of the commonest neoplasms of the middle ear. It is more common in females. The most common… (More)
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2001
2001
SUMMARY A case of recurrent glomus tympanicum presenting with epistaxis is described. CT and MR imaging revealed a homogeneously… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
In summary, MR imaging characteristics of a case of paraganglioma of the facial nerve are reported. The relationship of… (More)
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1998
1998
A 39-year-old female with a two-year history of mild hearing loss and discomfort on air flight descent was found to have a… (More)
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1993
1993
Glomus tympanicum tumours are highly vascular tumours of the middle ear. Their removal by conventional surgical methods requires… (More)
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1989
1989
Negative pressure in the middle ear has been identified as an important factor in the pathogenesis of middle ear disease… (More)
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1982
1982
Radiologic procedures used to evaluate patients with suspected glomus tumor have included plain skull radiography, temporal bone… (More)
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