TITLE

Bilateral carotid body paraganglioma

AUTHOR(S)
Choong, Nicholas W.W.; Miles, John M.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;May2004, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p681
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Describes a case of a patient with bilateral carotid body paraganglioma. Evidence of enhancing neck masses extending from the carotid artery bifurcation to the skull base with mass effect on the hypopharynx; Mutation in familial carotid body paraganglioma; Use of digital subtraction angiography.
ACCESSION #
13062208

 

Related Articles

  • Management of sizeable carotid body tumor: Case report and review of literature. Elsharawy, Mohamed A.; Alsaif, Hind; Elsaid, Aymen; Kredees, Ali // Avicenna Journal of Medicine;Oct2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p106 

    Carotid body tumor is a paraganglioma derived from the neural crest. It arises from the carotid body which acts as a vascular chemoreceptors and is usually located at the carotid bifurcation. Sizeable (Shamblin III, >5 cm size) tumors are large and typically encase the carotid artery requiring...

  • Parapharyngeal Neck Schwannomas with Unusual Vascular Displacement. Sargar, Kiran // Case Reports in Medicine;2013, p1 

    This case report illustrates two unusual cases of parapharyngeal schwannomas mimicking carotid body tumors in terms of characteristic vascular displacement. Carotid body tumors classically cause splaying of internal and external carotid arteries demonstrating the Lyre sign on imaging. Also...

  • Heterogeneous expression of TASK-3 and TRAAK in rat paraganglionic cells. Yamamoto, Yoshio; Taniguchi, Kazuyuki // Histochemistry & Cell Biology;Oct2003, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p335 

    In the present study, we investigated the immunohistochemical localization of the two-pore K+ channels, TASK-3 and TRAAK, in paraganglionic cells within the superior cervical ganglion, stellate ganglion, and aortic body in comparison with membrane channels in chief cells of the carotid body....

  • Carotid body-like tissues around the rat posterior cricoarytenoid muscle. Junzo Desaki; Naoya Nishida // Journal of Electron Microscopy;Apr2007, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p69 

    We examined the carotid body-like tissues around the posterior cricoarytenoid (PCA) muscle of the rat by light and electron microscopy. One branch after bifurcation of the inferior (recurrent) laryngeal nerve frequently formed a small ganglion at the lateral side of this muscle and sometimes...

  • Carotid Body Paraganglioma Regression with Relief of Hypoxemia. Gruber, Harry; Metson, Ralph // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun80, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p800 

    Describes a case of a patient with bilateral carotid body paragangliomas and hypoxemic pulmonary disease in which the tumor regressed with improved oxygenation. Detals of the clinical background of the patient; Overview of previous studies on the association of carotid body hypertension and...

  • Reference gene validation for qPCR in rat carotid body during postnatal development.  // BMC Research Notes;2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p440 

    The article presents a study in which six commonly used reference genes, b-actin, RPII (RNA polymerase II), PPIA (peptidyl-proyl-isomerase A), TBP (TATA-box binding protein), GAPDH, and 18s rRNA, were evaluated in two age groups under three environmental oxygen conditions using the three most...

  • A Glomus Caroticum Case Accompanied By A Giant Thyroidal Nodule. Tetik, �mer; Yetkin, Ufuk; Bayrak, Serdar; Erdogan, Nezahat; Y�/4rekli, Ismail; G�/4rb�/4z, Ali // Internet Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery;2007, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p6 

    The glomus caroticum tumor is the most common paraganglioma in the head and neck, and its special anatomical position imposes great difficulty during surgery. We report a case retrospectively that is a left glomus caroticum tumor complicated with giant thyroidal nodule. In this study, we review...

  • Carotid body function in aged rats: responses to hypoxia, ischemia, dopamine, and adenosine. Monteiro, Teresa; Batuca, Joana; Obeso, Ana; González, Constancio; Monteiro, Emília // Age;Sep2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p337 

    The carotid body (CB) is the main arterial chemoreceptor with a low threshold to hypoxia. CB activity is augmented by A-adenosine receptors stimulation and attenuated by D-dopamine receptors. The effect of aging on ventilatory responses mediated by the CB to hypoxia, ischemia, and to adenosine...

  • Head-and-neck paragangliomas are associated with sleep-related complaints, especially in the presence of carotid body tumors. Havekes, Bas; Kastelein, Florine; Klaauw, Agatha; Duinen, Nicolette; Jansen, Jeroen; Smit, Jan; Kralingen, Klaas; Vriends, Annette; Romijn, Johannes; Corssmit, Eleonora // Sleep & Breathing;Jun2012, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p527 

    Objectives: The carotid body functions as a chemoreceptor. We hypothesized that head-and-neck paragangliomas (HNP) may disturb the function of these peripheral chemoreceptors and play a role in sleep-disordered breathing. Design: This is a case-control study. Setting: This study was conducted in...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics