Glomus Jugulare Tumor Presentation and Management: A Case Study

Mark C. Coles

Disclosures

J Neurosci Nurs. 2004;36(4) 

In This Article

Summary

Glomus jugulare tumors present unique challenges due to multiple lower cranial nerve involvement, combined with ability to hypersecrete catecholamines and predilection to embolize intraoperatively. Resection is the treatment of choice. However, as the jugular foramen is an anatomically complex area, thorough preoperative planning is necessary. Even with complete resection, extensive rehabilitation may be necessary due to significant lower cranial nerve dysfunction.

Comments

3090D553-9492-4563-8681-AD288FA52ACE

processing....