Metastatic intravagal paraganglioma. Case report and review of the literature

Michael C. Heinrich, Anthony E. Harris, William R. Bell

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Intravagal paragangliomas are rare tumors of neural crest origin. These tumors are usually benign with few reports of metastases or aggressive behavior. One case of Intravagal paraganglioma metastatic to a regional lymph node is described and the diagnosis and management of these tumors are discussed. The reports of 14 other cases with regional or distal metastases are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1017-1024
Number of pages8
JournalThe American Journal of Medicine
Issue number6 PART 1
StatePublished - Jun 1985
Externally publishedYes

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