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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clemens Schirmer
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: I am assuming you are asking about yourself or someone who also lives in the US, if you are in another country all bets are off (and I would not know) ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
A paraganglioma is : A rare neuroendocrine tumor that may develop at various body sites (including the head, neck, thorax and abdomen). The majority are benign and cured b ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctors can evaluate: Paraganglioma are slow growing, usually benign tumors which can be found in many different locations. The treatment of vagal paraganglioma (vp) includ ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Paraganglioma: It really depends on location, do you have more details on the location of the lesion?
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: This will depend on the location of the paraganglioma. Speak to your surgeon about this.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: The mayo clinic calls a praganglioma a pheo that did not form from the adrenals. Most people believe they are separate, with a paraganglioma usually i ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Paraganglioma def:: A rare, usually benign tumor that develops from cells of the paraganglia. Paraganglia are a collection of cells that came from embryonic nervous tissu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Pathology describes: What is seen under the microscope, human cells have nuclei, where the dna is stored on chromosomes, and cytoplasm, where the cellular work is carried ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Dumb luck: Like most other childhood tumors, these strike at random. There is a background rate of genetic mutation and getting one of these is as far as we can ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Paraganglioma: Most paragangliomas occur as sporadic tumors, that is, they are not inherited. However, certain hereditary syndromes such as von hippel-lindau syndrom ... Read More

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