Bilateral carotid body tumours


Neck mass.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Homogeneously and intensely enhancing soft tissue lesion seen at the carotid bifurcation bilaterally, with splaying of the ICA and ECA.

Case Discussion

The masses are pathologically proven carotid body tumours. Bilaterality is not common.

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Case information

rID: 52899
Case created: 25th Apr 2017
Last edited: 28th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included