Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2002  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 199--201

Paraganglioma of neck in a child : a case report


S Saha, PK Mondal, S Misra, N Basu, A Basu, S Das, SK Sinha 
 Medical College, Kolkata, India

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S Saha
Medical College, Kolkata
India

ABSTRACT: Paragangliomas of the head and neck are ubiquitous in distribution, originating from the paraganglia or glomus cells, within the carotid body, vagal nerve and middle ear. It typically affects the middle aged. The patients present late in the course of the disease with a painless slow growing mass. Clinical manifestations include upper lateral neck mass, hoarseness of voice, lower cranial nerve palsies, pulsatile tinnitus and other neurological symptoms. But paragangliomas in a child is a rare entity as the present case is.


How to cite this article:
Saha S, Mondal P, Misra S, Basu N, Basu A, Das S, Sinha S. Paraganglioma of neck in a child : a case report.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2002;7:199-201


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Saha S, Mondal P, Misra S, Basu N, Basu A, Das S, Sinha S. Paraganglioma of neck in a child : a case report. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2002 [cited 2022 Nov 28 ];7:199-201
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