AbstractThis tumour was first identified by Rossenwasser in 1945. Many names have been suggested,glomus jugulare,1 nonchromaffin paraganglionoma, chemodectoma,3 paragangianoma of site oforigin:4 Lack studied six lakh cases of surgical pathology (1966—1975) and found only sixty-ninecases of Head and Neck Paraganglionoma, incidence being 0.012 per cent out of which 8 cases wereof jugulotympanic type. 70% cases occurred in women. The median age was 45—50 years.Following is a case report of such a rare tumour.
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