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Paraganglioma

A rare, usually benign tumor that develops from cells of the paraganglia. Paraganglia are a collection of cells that came from embryonic nervous tissue, and are found near the adrenal glands and some blood vessels and nerves. Paragangliomas that develop in the adrenal gland are called pheochromocytomas. Those that develop outside of the adrenal glands near blood vessels or nerves are called glomus tumors or chemodectomas. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
10571
Concept ID:
C0030421
Neoplastic Process
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Paraganglioma

A carotid body tumor (also called paraganglionoma or chemodectoma) is a tumor found in the upper neck at the branching of the carotid artery. They arise from the chemoreceptor organ (paraganglion) located in the adventitia of the carotid artery bifurcation. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
505325
Concept ID:
CN002425
Finding
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Laryngeal Paraganglioma

A benign or malignant extra-adrenal parasympathetic paraganglioma arising from paraganglia adjacent to the larynx. Patients may present with hoarseness and dysphagia. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
235253
Concept ID:
C1334375
Neoplastic Process

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