Chemodectoma

(aka Pulmonary Paraganglionoma)

Clinical Presentations

  • Lung Nodule (see [[Lung Nodule or Mass]]): few reported cases
    • Diagnosis
      • CXR/Chest CT
        • Solitary nodule
        • Few cases of multiple 1-3 mm nodules (resembling chemodectomas) have been reported: patients (almost all female) are aymptomatic without clinical significance
      • FOB: may occur endotracheally
    • Clinical: usually asymptomatic with benign behavior
  • Posterior Mediastinal Mass (see [[Mediastinal Mass]]): uncommon presentation
  • Endotracheal Obstruction (see [[Obstructive Lung Disease]]): few reported endotracheal cases

Treatment

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References

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