Paraganglioma in the cauda equina region

J. F. Llena, A. Hirano, R. C. Rubin

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Some new ultrastructural observations are documented in a paraganglioma in the cauda equina region. These include the presence of nerve fibers in the tumor capsule, clear vesicles and tubulo-vesicular structures in some cytoplasmic processes in the tumor, fenestrated endothelial cells, and numerous tubular bodies in some endothelial cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-237
Number of pages3
JournalActa neuropathologica
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1979
Externally publishedYes


  • Cauda equina region
  • Electron microscopy
  • Endothelial cells
  • Nerve fibers
  • Neurosecretory granules
  • Paraganglioma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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