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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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