Paraganglioma



Paraganglioma


Mari Mino-Kenudson, MD









Periampullary gangliocytic paragangliomas often have an infiltrating pattern at the periphery. The lesion is centered in the submucosa with extension into the overlying mucosa.






Gangliocytic paragangliomas consisting of a mixture of epithelioid cells, ganglion-like cells image, and nerve sheath elements image.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Gangliocytic paraganglioma


  • Nonchromaffin paraganglioma


Definitions



  • Neoplasm consisting of epithelioid, ganglion-like cells, and nerve sheath elements



    • Associated with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) in some cases


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Origin

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Paraganglioma
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