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Glomus Tumour

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The usual location of Glomus jugular tumor is :



A Epitympanum
B Hypotympanum

C Mastoidal cell
D Promontory

Ans. B Hypotympanum

Glomus tumor is of 2 types:

Glomus jugulare

Glomus tympanicum

Arises from:

Dome of jugular bulb

Hypotympanum

Invades:

Jugular foramen therefore involves cranial nerves IX to XII and

compresses jugular vein

Clinical features:

• Signs of com pre ion of cranial nerves IX to XII

Arises from

Promontory of middle ear

Clinical features:

• Aural symptoms sometimes with facial paralysis

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