8682/1 Parasympathetic paraganglioma


Definitions

Paraganglionic system
ICD-O-3 topography code: C75.4 - C75.5

A benign or malignant, usually non-functioning, extra-adrenal paraganglioma that arises from paraganglia located along the parasympathetic nerves. Representative examples include aorticopulmonary, carotid body, jugulotympanic, and mediastinal paragangliomas.