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The management of head-and-neck paragangliomas.

Abstract:

Paragangliomas (PGLs) are tumours originating from neural crest-derived cells situated in the region of the autonomic nervous system ganglia. Head-and-neck PGLs (HNPGLs) originate from the sympathetic and parasympathetic paraganglia, most frequently from the carotid bodies and jugular, tympanic and vagal paraganglia, and are usually non-catecholamine secreting. Familial PGLs are considered to be rare, but recently genetic syndromes including multiple PGLs and/or phaeochromocytomas have been m...

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Publisher copy:
10.1530/erc-13-0223

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Capatina, C More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Grossman, AB More by this author
Journal:
Endocrine-related cancer
Volume:
20
Issue:
5
Pages:
R291-R305
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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EISSN:
1479-6821
ISSN:
1351-0088
URN:
uuid:16d6d9f9-60fc-4e9d-b8d0-7f3ec6b416ea
Source identifiers:
416679
Local pid:
pubs:416679

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