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January 1969

Management of Glomus Tumors

Author Affiliations

Iowa City, Iowa, Moderator; New York; Los Angeles; Los Angeles; Stockholm

Arch Otolaryngol. 1969;89(1):170-178. doi:10.1001/archotol.1969.00770020172031

Brian F. McCabe, MD, Iowa City, Iowa, Moderator: In order to find some common level, I wonder how many of us here have not seen a glomus jugulare tumor? Well, almost everybody here is familiar with what the thing looks like. Just one more question. How many here have operated primarily on a glomus jugulare tumor? That is somewhat less.

Rather than to have set cases, our panel has decided to try to engender as much informative interchange between the panelists as we can. With your permission, panel, I will take Dr. Goodhill's place as the chief "brain picker."

Dr. Rosenwasser, we were very much interested in your first case, the patient who died of shock shortly after the operation. Could this have been a secreting tumor in this patient? Was this considered?

Harry Rosenwasser, MD, New York: I cannot say "No," because I do not have noradrenalin studies or

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