• Qihui “Jim” ZhaiEmail author
Part of the Frozen Section Library book series (FROZEN, volume 12)


In chapter “ Adrenal Gland,” adrenal pheochromocytoma was discussed. Now we will focus on the paraganglioma arising from extra-adrenal paraganglia, which is distributed along the sympathetic and parasympathetic chains. Paraganglioma and extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma are exchangeable.


Freeze Section Neuroendocrine Tumor Carotid Body Body Tumor Carotid Body Tumor 
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Recommended Reading

  1. Zhai Q “J”. Frozen section library: head and neck. New York: Springer; 2011. p. 83–97.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory Medicine and PathologyMayo Clinic FloridaJacksonvilleUSA

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