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Otani's tumour

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The glomus jugulare tumor.

Description

The glomus jugulare tumor. The name was, at one time, used in editions of Anderson's Textbook of Pathology, but is no longer there.

This eponym was submitted by Stephen A. Geller, M.D.

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