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Glomus Jugulare Tumor MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Glomus Jugulare Tumor
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.700.705.340
C04.557.580.625.650.700.705.340
Unique ID
D005925
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005925
Annotation
organ/neoplasm & histological coordinates not necessary
Scope Note
A paraganglioma involving the glomus jugulare, a microscopic collection of chemoreceptor tissue in the adventitia of the bulb of the jugular vein. It may cause paralysis of the vocal cords, attacks of dizziness, blackouts, and nystagmus. It is not resectable but radiation therapy is effective. It regresses slowly, but permanent control is regularly achieved. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, pp1603-4)
Entry Term(s)
Glomus Jugulare Tumors
Glomus Tumors, Familial, 1
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PARAGANGLIOMA, NONCHROMAFFIN 1975-90
Online Note
search PARAGANGLIOMA, NONCHROMAFFIN 1968-74
History Note
91(75); was see under PARAGANGLIOMA, NONCHROMAFFIN 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Glomus Jugulare Tumor Preferred
Glomus Tumors, Familial, 1 Narrower
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