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Glomus Jugulare Paraganglioma (GJP)

Last Updated: March 27, 2020

Figure 1: CT (top row left) demonstrates a typical permeative lucent appearance of this glomus jugulare tumor in the left petrous apex. These lesions tend to be low signal intensity on T1WI (top row right) and hyperintense with a salt-and-pepper appearance on T2WI (bottom).

Basic Description

  • Benign neuroendocrine tumor of neural crest origin arising near the jugular foramen