Glomus tumor was also the name formerly (and incorrectly) used for a tumor now called a paraganglioma. A glomus tumor is a rare neoplasm arising from the. CT temporal bone and MRI internal auditory canal: 4 mm soft tissue mass along the right cochlear promontory consistent with a glomus tympanicum. Paragangliomas account for % of all neoplasms in the head and neck region, and about 80% of all paraganglioms are either carotid body tumors or glomus.
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The tumors presented an average size of 3. Two of the fifteen patients were submitted to previous surgical treatment a few months before the radiosurgery.
The average peripheral dose was cGy. Open in a separate window.
Ectopic paragangliomas have been found in the Meckec’s cave, tongue, and frontal skull base. Views Read Edit View history.
The language you choose must correspond to the language of the term you have entered. The option of Gamma Knife radiosurgery. The rate of permanent neurological deficit associated with the radiosurgery was 2. The glomus jugulare tumor is a slowly yyugular benign neoplasm originating from neural crest. The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the blomus results in a series of 15 patients submitted to stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of GJTs, and to conduct a review of the literature about recent advances in the radiosurgical treatment of this pathology.
Stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of Glomus Jugulare Tumors
The dose applied to the peripheral of the tumors varied from A comparison glomua surgical and radiotherapeutic results. The patient’s head is immobilized thorough a frameless system using a relocatable thermoplastic mask where the fiducial coordination is attached. Nevertheless, series with a larger number of cases and prolonged follow-up are still necessary to verify the true efficacy of the method and to identify possible late malignant transformations. Solitary glomus tumors, particularly subungual lesions, are more common in females than in males.
Planned limited surgical resection followed by staged gamma knife radiosurgery: Salt and pepper appearance is seen on both T1 and T2 weighted sequences; the salt representing blood products from hemorrhage or slow flow and the pepper representing flow voids due to high vascularity. Endolymphatic sac tumor Endolymphatic sac tumor. Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Glmus. Normally, these nerves respond to changes in body temperature or blood pressure. A few cases of malignant glomus tumors have been reported; however, they are usually only locally invasive, and metastases are exceedingly rare.
glomus yugular – English Translation – Word Magic Spanish-English Dictionary
Treatment planning for a patient harboring a Glomus Jugulare Tumor. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Some tumors are classified as complex as they are considered inoperable or present high surgical risk. The jugular foramen is also where the jugular vein and several important nerves exit the skull.
Glomus jugulare tumor
Tumours are locally infiltrating, and may rarely metastasize 4. Historical overview of the management of this disease. In cases with initial surgical indication in which complete resection is not feasible due to the high risk of neurological deficit or of postoperative morbidity, professionals opt for subtotal resection and therapeutic supplementation with radiosurgery goomus stereotactic radiotherapy.
Sex, age, location and volume of the lesion, neurological symptoms presented before and after treatment, previous surgery, prescription dose, maximum dose, and change in characteristics image. Surgical excision is the preferred method of treatment for benign glomus tumors.
The average tumor volume was Acta Neurochir Wien ; Angiography demonstrates an intense tumor blush, with the most common feeding vessel being the ascending pharyngeal 3.
Radiosurgery play a relevant role as a therapeutic option in these tumors and its use has grown in popularity. The mean follow-up time in the present study is relatively short, particularly as it is a benign, slow-growing pathology.
Paragangliomas of the head and neck region: Glomus tumors do not arise from glomus cellsbut paragangliomas do. The authors concluded that their previous results with stereotactic radiosurgery are unenthusiastic compared with that observed with conventional fractionated radiotherapy in the treatment of patients harboring temporal bone GJT.
However, metastases do occur and are usually fatal.
Chemodectoma of the temporal bone: