Diagnosis and management of paragangliomas of the skull base

C. Gary Jackson, Perry F. Harris, Michael E. Glasscock, Michael Fritsch, Eva Dimitrov, Glenn D. Johnson, Dennis S. Poe

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In appropriately selected patients, glomus tumors of the head and neck are best treated surgically. Unresectability is not a factor in therapeutic planning for local disease control. Existing techniques and exposures for tumor removal can be reliably applied to these paragangliomas, with acceptable morbidity and mortality. A team approach to this problem is mandatory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)389-393
Number of pages5
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1990

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  • Surgery

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    Jackson, C. G., Harris, P. F., Glasscock, M. E., Fritsch, M., Dimitrov, E., Johnson, G. D., & Poe, D. S. (1990). Diagnosis and management of paragangliomas of the skull base. The American Journal of Surgery, 159(4), 389-393. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9610(05)81279-6