International Medical Journal, Vol. 15., Iss. 1, 2009, P. 58−62.
INTRATHORACIC NON-CHROMOPHINOUS PARAGANGLIOMAS
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Modern ideas about the pathogenesis as well as clinical, morphological characteristics of a rare neoplasm of the mediastinum, intrathoracic non−chromophinous paragangliomas (chemodectomas) are presented. The diagnosis and treatment are described.
Key words: mediastinal neoplasms, chemodectomas, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment.