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WHO Classification of Tumours
Paraganglioma, malignant
Paraganglionic system


Definition

A paraganglioma that metastasizes to regional or distant anatomic sites. Extraadrenal paragangliomas have a higher tendency to metastasize, as compared to pheochromocytomas. Common sites of metastasis include the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, and liver.