Paraganglioma

What is Paraganglioma?

A paraganglioma is rare neuroendocrine neoplasm that may develop at various body sites (including the head, neck, thorax and abdomen). About 97% are benign and cured by surgical removal; the remaining 3% are malignant because they are able to produce distant metastases. "Paraganglioma" is now the most-widely accepted term for these lesions, that have been also described as: glomus tumor, chemodectoma, perithelioma, fibroangioma, and sympathetic nevi.

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Dear Dr. this is Rasha from Egypt i just want to ask you something i have Paraganglioma in my back.Is there any cure for it.as i made 2 operations...

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Paraganglionoma has a variable course and recurrence are often present. Please check 24hour urine sample regularly for the HMA and VMA and...

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I am scheduled for an CT/PET scan tomorrow morning for possible paraganglioma because of 3 24hr urine tests showing my adrenaline hormones...

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Brief Answer:
thyroid nodules

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The images shown in the US are thyroid nodules. You will need to have a biopsy done of them...

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i have been getting migraines morning to night everyday since i was a child and now am so sick and still have them. i just...

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Brief Answer:
Chromogranin

Detailed Answer:
I am very sorry to note your painful condition.

There is no known established link between chromogranin...

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