Glomus tumor was also the name formerly (and incorrectly) used for a tumor now called a paraganglioma. A glomus tumor is a rare neoplasm arising from the. Paragangliomas account for % of all neoplasms in the head and neck region, and about 80% of all paraganglioms are either carotid body tumors or glomus. glomus vagal que tienen una llamativa predilección para las mujeres.9 Base de cráneo y cuello (timpánico, foramen yugular, nervio vago y tumor carotídeo.

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The meso-tympanic mass, the margins of which are visible atcan be identified as a glomus tympanicum tumour. Granulosa cell tumour Sertoli cell tumour Glomuz cord tumour with annular tubules. Tumours are locally infiltrating, and may rarely metastasize 4. Check for errors and try again. The glomus jugulare can present with lower cranial rimpanico lesions, a mass in the upper part of the neck, and symptoms and signs of intracranial spread in addition to tinnitus and deafness 1. To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions.

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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. The exact incidence of glomus tumors is unknown. Early draining veins are also noted due to intra-tumoural shunting 4. Log in Sign up. Case 1 Case 1. When significant involvement is present then the lesion may cause pulsatile tinnitus and hearing loss. Eventually as the tumor enlarges the jugular spine is eroded and the mass extends uygular the middle earas well as inferiorly into the infratemporal fossa.


A case report of widespread metastases in a patient with multiple glomus body hamartomas”. Final Diagnosis Glomus tympanicum yughlar. Figure 1 An axial CT scan of the middle ear. Elevation of the nail bed can occur.

Glomus tumor

Glomus tumors are usually solitary and small lesions. Edit article Share article View revision history. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. A contrast enhanced helical CT scan was performed, acquired axially at isometric 0.

Treatment is essentially the same. Case 3 Case 3. The lesion is causing destruction and widening of the jugular foramen. Micrograph of a glomus tumor.

Glomus tumors are modified smooth muscle cells that control the thermoregulatory function of dermal glomus bodies. Radiographics full text [ pubmed citation ] 4.

Salt and pepper appearance is seen on both T1 and T2 weighted sequences; the salt representing blood products from hemorrhage or slow flow and the pepper representing flow voids due to high vascularity. CT may not be totally reliable for assessing whether the tumour has arisen from the jugular fossa or from the middle ear in the following situations: Growth of these tumor is in a number of directions. Vogl TJ, Bisdas S. Indium labelled octreotide accumulates in these tumours due to the presence of receptors for somatostatin, best visualized with SPECT, but requires the tumor to be greater than 1.

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Thank you for updating your details. Surgical excision is the preferred method of treatment for benign glomus tumors. These tumours are seen in adults, typically between 40 and 60 years of age, with a moderate female predilection 3.


In rare cases, the tumors may present in other body areas, such as the gastric antrum or glans penis. A myringotomy and biopsy are to be usually avoided 2. The CT scan revealed a small, enhancing mass in the middle ear cavity, lying against the cochlear promontory, without connection to the jugular fossa.

These tumors tend to have a bluish discoloration, although a whitish appearance may also be noted. However, tiimpanico do occur and are usually fatal.

Angiography also has a role to play in preoperative embolisation, which is typically carried out days prior to surgery, however care must be taken to fully evaluate feeding vessels. Also erosion of the caroticojugular spine between the carotid canal and jugular fossa may be present Phelp sign. Their clinical presentation results from expansion into the areas around the site of origin. General imaging differential considerations include:.

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Malignant glomus tumors, or glomangiosarcomasare extremely rare and usually represent a locally infiltrative malignancy. The first and the most important assessment when a jugulo tympanic tumour is suspected is the state of the jugular fossa.

Neuroendocrine tumor Paraganglioma Pheochromocytoma. Solitary glomus tumors are more frequent in adults than in others. Thank you for updating your details. Imaging jugulotympanic glomus tumours.