Simultaneous Recurrent Multiple Chemodectomas

Peter F. Casterline, Darrell A. Jaques

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We report a case of concomitant, recurrent carotid body tumor and recurrent bilateral glomus jugulare tumors, with extensive intrajugular-venous extension. The patient's family history confirms the previously reported familial occurrence of chemodectomas. The value of preoperative angiographic evaluation is emphasized in establishing a diagnosis and formulating a therapeutic approach. Recurrence of chemodectomas after appropriate therapy, although unusual, was present in all three previously treated sites in this patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-160
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Otolaryngology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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