The genetic background of head and neck paraganglioma

Birke Bausch, Carsten C. Boedeker, Ansgar Berlis, Ingo Brink, Jörg Schipper & Hartmut P.H. Neumann
Introduction Head and neck paragangliomas are highly vascularized, slow-growing tumors that arise from parasympathetic ganglia. The yearly estimated incidence of these tumors, also known as glomus tumors or chemodectomas is about 1 in 30.000 [ref:1]. The most common tumor sites are the [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]