Adrenal gland and paraganglia
Cauda equina paraganglioma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 January 2016, last major update February 2005

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Cauda equina [title] paraganglioma

Related: Paragangliom, general, Aorticopulmonary, Carotid body, Jugulotympanic, Laryngeal, Pigmented
Cite this page: Cauda equina paraganglioma. website. Accessed December 14th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare; may attach to filum terminale or caudal nerve roots
  • Age 30's to 60's
Case reports
Gross description
  • Usually intradural, extramedullary and encapsulated
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • May have neuronal or ganglionic differentiation similar to ganglionic paraganglioma or composite paraganglioma
Positive stains
Differential diagnosis