Esophagus
Benign tumors
Gangliocytic paraganglioma


Topic Completed: 1 January 2013

Revised: 15 February 2019

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PubMed Search: Gangliocytic paraganglioma esophagus


Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Gangliocytic paraganglioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusgangliocyticparaganglioma.html. Accessed July 24th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Very rare
  • Usually periampullary and solitary
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Neuroectodermal and neuroendocrine differentiation; nests of epithelioid cells with interspersed ganglion cells
Positive stains
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