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Glomus Jugulare Tumor Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Glomus Jugulare Tumors; Jugulare Tumor, Glomus; Jugulare Tumors, Glomus; Tumor, Glomus Jugulare; Tumors, Glomus Jugulare

Networked: 52 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Glomus Jugulare Tumor

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. ethylene : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  2. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) : 6 results : FDA 5 Generic
  3. Cholesterol : 5 results : IBA
  4. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 4 results : IBA
  5. Dopamine (Intropin) : 2 results : FDA 36 Generic
  6. Glomus vagale tumors : 2 results : IBA
  7. Vanilmandelic Acid (Vanillylmandelic Acid) : 1 result : IBA
  8. Gadolinium : 1 result : IBA
  9. Complement System Proteins (Complement) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Cobalt : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Glomus Jugulare Tumor

  1. Cranial Nerve Diseases (Cranial Nerve Disorders)
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Paraganglioma (Paragangliomas)
  4. Pheochromocytoma
  5. Granuloma
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Key Therapies for Glomus Jugulare Tumor

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  1. Particle Accelerators : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  2. Radiotherapy : 13 results
  3. Catheters : 2 results
  4. Cochlear Implantation : 1 result
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 result
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