paraganglionic cells

par·a·gan·gli·on·ic cells

cells of the embryonic sympathetic nervous system that become chromaffin cells.
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1,2,7] They can arise in the adrenal medulla and also, in around 10% of cases, in the extra-adrenal paraganglionic cells.
0% of the normal population at autopsy and these tumors are probably arising due to ischemic conditions stimulating the preexisting paraganglionic cells by small pulmonary emboli (3).
The latter type arises within the middle ear from paraganglionic cells on the promontory.