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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Abnormal enlargement of jugular foramen is seen in glomus jugulare tumour, metastatic tumour, reticulo endo helicis and neuronas of IX, X, XI cranial nerves.
Differential diagnosis of lesions in the jugular foramen include: meningiomas, glomus jugulare tumors, juguluar diverticulum, jugular parangliomas, vestibular schwannomas and metastasis, among others.
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We have treated cases including Glomus Jugulare, pituitary micro and macro adenomas, acoustic neuroma, schwanoma, Meningioma, metastasis, arteriovenous malformation, brain stem Glioma and recurrent GBM, Cavernous neuroma, pilocytic astrocytoma giant cell tumor etc.
Seymour FK, Lloyd S, Harcourt JR Glomus jugulare tumour presenting with isolated accessory nerve palsy.
23) Foote RL, Pollock BE, Gorman DA et al: Glomus jugulare tumor: tumor control and complications after stereotactic radiosurgery.
Abstract: Glomus jugulare tumors are rare, normally benign, paragangliomas located in and around the jugular foramen at the base of the skull.
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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.
Glomus jugulare and Glomujugulo-tympanicum respectively
Approximately 80% of these tumors are either carotid body tumors or glomus jugulare tumors.