Esophagus
Benign tumors
Gangliocytic paraganglioma

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 18 January 2018, last major update January 2013

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PubMed Search: Gangliocytic paraganglioma esophagus

Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Gangliocytic paraganglioma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusgangliocyticparaganglioma.html. Accessed November 17th, 2018.
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