Open Access Case Report

Multisession Radiosurgery for Large Glomus Jugulare Tumors in and Around Jugular Foramen

Yoshihisa Kida*

Gamma Knife Center, Okuma Hospital, Nagoya, Japan

Corresponding Author

Received Date: March 31, 2021;  Published Date: April 14, 2021


There are two cases of large glomus jugulare tumors growing in and around jugular foramen, and they were successfully treated with multisession gamma knife treatments. The tumors demonstrated remarkable shrinkage without any neurological deterioration and serious adverse effects. Since the surgical procedure may associate serious complications often, stereotactic radiosurgery seems to be a promising option.

Keywords: Chemodectoma; Gamma knife; Glomus tumor; Jugular foramen paraganglioma; Radiosurgery

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