Other Craniocervical Tumors

  • Frederick G. Zak
  • William Lawson


Gingrass et al. (1967) reported a recurrent tumor of the left temporal area just above the zygomatic arch in a 24-year-old male which was diagnosed initially as metastatic adenocarcinoma, probably of adrenal or renal origin. The slides were reviewed and the lesion rediagnosed as a malignant nonchromaffin paraganglioma or alveolar soft-part sarcoma. The age of the patient, history of antecedent trauma and pain, and the invasion of blood vessels by the tumor favor the latter diagnosis.


Carotid Bifurcation Glomus Tumor Zygomatic Arch Body Tumor Infratemporal Fossa 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick G. Zak
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • William Lawson
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Downstate School of MedicineState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Mount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Methodist HospitalBrooklynUSA
  4. 4.Veterans Administration Medical CenterBronxUSA

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