True about Glomus jugulare tumor:[PGI June 11]
|A||Most common in male|
|B||Arises from non-chromaffin cells|
|C||Lymph node metastasis seen|
|E||Pulsatile tinnitus and conductive type of hearing loss seen|
a. Glomus tumor is more common in females.
b. Glomus tumor is also referred to as chemodectomy or nonchromaffin paraganglion.
c. Glomus tumor is a benign tumor, therefore lymph node metastats is not present.
d. Multicentric tumors are found in 3-10% of sporadic cases and in 25-50% of familial cases.
e. Fluctuating (Pulsatile) tinnitus and conductive hearing loss are the earliest symptoms of glomus tumor.