Definitions

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  • n. A rare and typically benign neoplasm that can be found in the abdomen, thorax, or head and neck region.

Etymologies

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para- +‎ ganglioma

Examples

  • Patients who inherit a damaged gene on chromosome 11 from the father, for instance, develop a neck tumor called paraganglioma; a child who inherits the exact mutation from the mother is fine.

    When Dna Isn't Destiny

  • Erik, who turned 14 this month, has a rare form of cancer, called paraganglioma, and a host of other medical problems.

    The Seattle Times

  • Erik, who turned 14 this month, has a rare form of cancer called paraganglioma, and a host of other medical problems.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • SALT LAKE CITY - University of Utah researchers and their colleagues have identified the gene that is mutated in a hereditary form of a rare neuroendocrine tumor called paraganglioma

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Other tests showed similar results, the researchers said, notably in 14 patients with pheochromocytoma, a rare tumor of the adrenal glands, and paraganglioma, another rare tumor.

    Study Finds Way To Predict When Cancer Will Spread

  • Secondary hypertension indicates that the high blood pressure is a result of (i.e., secondary to) another condition, such as kidney disease or tumours (pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma).

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Wikimedia Commons A micrograph of a rare paraganglioma tumor.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Loh and colleagues from the United States, Hong Kong and Canada took tumor and tissue samples from 99 patients with liver cancer and 14 patients with pheochromocytoma, a tumor in the adrenal glands, and paraganglioma, another rare tumor found in the adrenal glands and sometimes elsewhere in the body.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Mutations in the genes encoding succinate dehydrogenase (SDH), a key Krebs cycle component, are associated with hereditary predisposition to pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, through mechanisms which are largely unknown.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Finally, we provide the first evidence that the chief (type I) cell is the major methylated histone-immunoreactive constituent of paraganglioma.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

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