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Extra-Adrenal Paraganglioma (Paraganglioma, Extra Adrenal) Summary

Description: A relatively rare, usually benign neoplasm originating in the chemoreceptor tissue of the CAROTID BODY; GLOMUS JUGULARE; GLOMUS TYMPANICUM; AORTIC BODIES; and the female genital tract. It consists histologically of rounded or ovoid hyperchromatic cells that tend to be grouped in an alveolus-like pattern within a scant to moderate amount of fibrous stroma and a few large thin-walled vascular channels. (From Stedman, 27th ed)

Also Known As: Paraganglioma, Extra Adrenal; Chemodectoma; Paraganglioma, Extra-Adrenal; Paraganglioma, Non-Chromaffin; Chemodectomas Show All >>

Networked: 107 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 4 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Extra-Adrenal Paraganglioma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Streptozocin (Streptozotocin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1
  2. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 12 Generic
  3. Phosphopyruvate Hydratase (Enolase) : 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  4. Chromogranin A : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  5. Synaptophysin : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  6. Immune Sera (Antisera) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Dihydroxyphenylalanine (Dopa) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Islet cell tumor syndrome : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. 3-Iodobenzylguanidine (Iobenguane) : 9 results : IBA
  10. Catecholamines : 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Extra-Adrenal Paraganglioma

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Pheochromocytoma
  3. Paraganglioma (Paragangliomas)
  4. Carotid Body Tumor
  5. Pituitary Neoplasms (Pituitary Adenoma)
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Key Therapies for Extra-Adrenal Paraganglioma

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  1. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome in 28 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 results
  3. Catheters : 1 result
  4. Conformal Radiotherapy : 1 result
  5. Cystectomy : 1 result
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