Surgical management of vagal paragangliomas

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Vagal paragangliomas are uncommon, vascular tumors that can present in the head and neck region. They may involve the lower neck, parapharyngeal space, or extend intracranially and often involve the lower cranial nerves. An appropriate preoperative evaluation determines appropriate surgical candidates and allows counseling patients about postoperative cranial nerve deficits. This article discusses the surgical management of these complex tumors. © 2004 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cohen, SM; Netterville, JL

Published Date

  • January 1, 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 3 SPEC.ISS.

Start / End Page

  • 196 - 200

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1043-1810

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.otot.2004.07.004

Citation Source

  • Scopus