Carotid body tumour - gross pathology
Specimen obtained form the neck, in close proximity to the carotid artery.
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Carotid body tumourImage courtesy of AFIP via PEIR database. See image page for further information including license.
Gross pathology of a carotid body tumour.
Gross section of CBP resected from an adult patient with a familial history of similar tumors. Grooves on either side represent impressions left by internal and external carotid artery branches. Deeply congested lymph nodes attached to the specimen were negative for tumor.
Obtained from the Pathology Information Educational Resource (PEIR) website (http://peir.net/) PEIR This image is labelled as a non-copyrighted image from a publication of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, a government agency.
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