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Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal

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  • A case of catecholamine-secreting chemodectoma of the neck in a 47-year-old male who also had temporal lobe epilepsy is described [13].
  • Surgical specimens of 65 adrenal and 27 extra-adrenal paragangliomas, the latter comprising 11 carotid body, five jugulotympanic, one aorticopulmonary, eight aorticosympathetic and two visceral autonomic tumours, were examined immunocytochemically for the presence of glial fibrillary acid protein (GFAP) and S-100 protein [15].

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  1. Fine mapping of an imprinted gene for familial nonchromaffin paragangliomas, on chromosome 11q23. Baysal, B.E., Farr, J.E., Rubinstein, W.S., Galus, R.A., Johnson, K.A., Aston, C.E., Myers, E.N., Johnson, J.T., Carrau, R., Kirkpatrick, S.J., Myssiorek, D., Singh, D., Saha, S., Gollin, S.M., Evans, G.A., James, M.R., Richard, C.W. Am. J. Hum. Genet. (1997) [Pubmed]
  2. Hyperparathyroidism, chemodectoma, thymoma, and myasthenia gravis. Palmer, F.J., Sawyers, T.M. Arch. Intern. Med. (1978) [Pubmed]
  3. Basic fibroblast growth factor in human pheochromocytoma: a biochemical and immunohistochemical study. Statuto, M., Ennas, M.G., Zamboni, G., Bonetti, F., Pea, M., Bernardello, F., Pozzi, A., Rusnati, M., Gualandris, A., Presta, M. Int. J. Cancer (1993) [Pubmed]
  4. Pulmonary chondroma, extra-adrenal paraganglioma, and gastric leiomyosarcoma: Carney's triad. Dajee, A., Dajee, H., Hinrichs, S., Lillington, G. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. (1982) [Pubmed]
  5. Carney's triad: gastric leiomyosarcoma, pulmonary chondroma and extra-adrenal paraganglioma in young females. Raafat, F., Salman, W.D., Roberts, K., Ingram, L., Rees, R., Mann, J.R. Histopathology (1986) [Pubmed]
  6. RET is expressed but not mutated in extra-adrenal paragangliomas. de Krijger, R.R., van der Harst, E., Muletta-Feurer, S., Bruining, H.A., Lamberts, S.W., Dinjens, W.N., Roth, J., Heitz, P.U., Komminoth, P. J. Pathol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  7. Multiple extra-adrenal paragangliomas associated with catecholamine cardiomyopathy. Behrana, A.J., Hasleton, P., Leen, C.L., Ashleigh, R.S., Gholkar, A. Eur. Heart J. (1989) [Pubmed]
  8. Dopamine-producing paraganglioma not visualized by iodine-123-MIBG scintigraphy. van Gelder, T., Verhoeven, G.T., de Jong, P., Oei, H.Y., Krenning, E.P., Vuzevski, V.D., van den Meiracker, A.H. J. Nucl. Med. (1995) [Pubmed]
  9. Iodine-123-metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy in patients with chemodectomas of the head and neck region. van Gils, A.P., van der Mey, A.G., Hoogma, R.P., Falke, T.H., Moolenaar, A.J., Pauwels, E.K., van Kroonenburgh, M.J. J. Nucl. Med. (1990) [Pubmed]
  10. Intrathoracic chemodectoma with noradrenaline secretion. Nigam, B.K., Hyer, S.L., Taylor, E.J., Guha, T. Thorax (1981) [Pubmed]
  11. Neural markers in carcinoma of the lung. Dhillon, A.P., Rode, J., Dhillon, D.P., Moss, E., Thompson, R.J., Spiro, S.G., Corrin, B. Br. J. Cancer (1985) [Pubmed]
  12. Vertebral metastatic chemodectoma: imaging and therapeutic octreotide. Case report. U-King-Im, J.M., Carroll, T.A., Morris, K. J. Neurosurg. (2002) [Pubmed]
  13. Removal of catecholamine-secreting chemodectoma. The use of neuroleptanaesthesia, adrenergic blockade and sodium nitroprusside. Clarke, A.D., Matheson, H., Boddie, H.G. Anaesthesia. (1976) [Pubmed]
  14. 111In-pentetreotide scintigraphy is superior to 123I-MIBG scintigraphy in the diagnosis and location of chemodectoma. Muros, M.A., Llamas-Elvira, J.M., Rodríguez, A., Ramírez, A., Gómez, M., Arráez, M.A., Valéncia, E., Vílchez, R. Nuclear medicine communications. (1998) [Pubmed]
  15. Immunocytochemistry of paragangliomas--value of staining for S-100 protein and glial fibrillary acid protein in diagnosis and prognosis. Achilles, E., Padberg, B.C., Holl, K., Klöppel, G., Schröder, S. Histopathology (1991) [Pubmed]
  16. Expression of multidrug-resistance-associated protein gene in human soft-tissue sarcomas. Oda, Y., Schneider-Stock, R., Ryś, J., Gruchala, A., Niezabitowski, A., Roessner, A. J. Cancer Res. Clin. Oncol. (1996) [Pubmed]
  17. Immunoreactive somatostatin in catecholamine-producing extra-adrenal paraganglioma. Saito, H., Saito, S., Sano, T., Kagawa, N., Hizawa, K., Tatara, K. Cancer (1982) [Pubmed]
  18. Immunohistochemical demonstration of chromogranin A, chromogranin B, and secretogranin II in extra-adrenal paragangliomas. Schmid, K.W., Schröder, S., Dockhorn-Dworniczak, B., Kirchmair, R., Tötsch, M., Böcker, W., Fischer-Colbrie, R. Mod. Pathol. (1994) [Pubmed]
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