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[paraganglion + -oma] An extra-adrenal tumor composed of neural crest cells. The cells may release catecholamines into the systemic circulation and cause symptoms of sustained or episodic hypertension, with sweating, palpitations, and headache. Paragangliomas usually are found in the paravertebral ganglia or the carotid bodies. SYN: SEE: chromaffinoma SEE: pheochromocytoma
Venes, Donald, editor. "Paraganglioma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758757/all/paraganglioma.
Paraganglioma. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758757/all/paraganglioma. Accessed November 19, 2019.
Paraganglioma. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758757/all/paraganglioma
Paraganglioma [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758757/all/paraganglioma.
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