"Paraganglioma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A neural crest tumor usually derived from the chromoreceptor tissue of a paraganglion, such as the carotid body, or medulla of the adrenal gland (usually called a chromaffinoma or pheochromocytoma). It is more common in women than in men. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
- Paraganglioma, Gangliocytic
- Gangliocytic Paraganglioma
- Gangliocytic Paragangliomas
- Paragangliomas, Gangliocytic
- Paragangliomas, Familial, 1
- Paragangliomas 1
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