jugular glomus

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jug·u·lar glo·mus

a microscopic collection of chemoreceptor tissue in the adventitia of the jugular bulb; a tumor of this glomus may cause paralysis of the vocal cords, attacks of dizziness, blackouts, and nystagmus.
Synonym(s): glomus jugulare [TA]

jug·u·lar glo·mus

(jŭg'yū-lăr glō'mŭs)
A microscopic collection of chemoreceptor tissue in the adventitia of the jugular bulb; a tumor of this glomus may cause paralysis of the vocal cords, attacks of dizziness, blackouts, and nystagmus.
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Seymour FK, Lloyd S, Harcourt JR Glomus jugulare tumour presenting with isolated accessory nerve palsy.
Abstract: Glomus jugulare tumors are rare, normally benign, paragangliomas located in and around the jugular foramen at the base of the skull.
We report the unique finding of a petrous apex cholesterol granuloma associated with a paraganglioma, also known as a glomus jugulare tumor, in a 52-year-old woman who presented to our department with pulsatile tinnitus, hearing loss, aural fullness, and disequilibrium.
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Magnetic resonance imaging of the head and neck demonstrated multiple skull base lesions consistent with bilateral carotid body tumors, a left glomus jugulare, and a right glomus vagale.
suggest a new approach to tackling complex glomus jugulare tumors that was successful in a majority of 43 cases they analyzed.
The differential diagnosis of hemotympanum and/ or a vascular retrotympanic mass includes trauma, an anomalous course of the petrous ICA, carotid aneurysm, high position of the jugular bulb, and a vascular tumor such as glomus tympanicum or glomus jugulare.
1) In many of the reported cases, jugular fossa meningiomas mimicked glomus jugulare tumors and lower cranial nerve neuromas.
1) Glomus jugulare and glomus tympanicum tumors are both found in the temporal bone.
It can be difficult to distinguish a glomus tympanicum tumor from a glomus jugulare tumor or an aberrant internal carotid artery (ICA) on the basis of the clinical presentation alone.