Paraganglioma of nose: a common tumor, rare site

Authors

  • Sanjay Khandekar Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra
  • Pratik Chide Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra
  • Nilima Lodha Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra
  • Jayawant Mahadani Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra
  • Snehalata Hingway Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra
  • Vikas Yedshikar Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra
  • Keshav Pagrut Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra
  • Hitendra Khandekar Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra
  • Vijay Kunghadkar Department of Pathology, SVNGMC Yavatmal, Maharashtra

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20161835

Keywords:

Paraganglioma, Neuroendocrine tumors, Nasal cavity, Adrenal gland neoplasms

Abstract

Paragangliomas are neuroendocrine tumors, arising from paraganglionic tissue. They most commonly originates in adrenal gland and are known as pheochromocytoma. However 5-10% of these tumor are extra-adrenal and may appears in neck and pelvic region along sympathetic nervous system.1 In the head and neck, the most common sites of origin of this neoplasm are the carotid body, the jugular bulb and the vagal body. Paragangliomas arising from nose are very rare. We here report a rare case of paragangiloma of nose diagnosed on histopathology.

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Published

2017-01-02

How to Cite

Khandekar, S., Chide, P., Lodha, N., Mahadani, J., Hingway, S., Yedshikar, V., Pagrut, K., Khandekar, H., & Kunghadkar, V. (2017). Paraganglioma of nose: a common tumor, rare site. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 4(6), 2475–2477. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20161835

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