Vaginal paraganglioma presenting as a pelvic mass

Mohamed N. Akl, Sailen G. Naidu, Ann E. McCullough, Paul M. Magtibay

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Paragangliomas are extra-adrenal neuroendocrine neoplasms derived from neural crest precursors. These tumors rarely arise from the female genital tract. Vaginal paragangliomas are extremely rare. We describe a case of vaginal paraganglioma managed with minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-171
Number of pages3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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