Paragangliomas are rare, vascular, and predominantly benign neoplasms that typically arise in the head and neck. Rarely, paragangliomas can occur in the larynx. Only 2 cases of hypopharyngeal paraganglioma have been reported. In this article, the THANC Foundation discusses a case of a hypopharyngeal paraganglioma and reviews the literature concerning laryngopharyngeal paragangliomas.
Mehta V, Fischer T, Levi G, Wang B, Urken ML
Head & Neck, August 2012