Bilateral carotid body tumors

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Bilateral painless neck swelling

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
CT

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

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with bilateral carotid body tumors. Bilaterality is not common.

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Case information

rID: 61841
Published: 20th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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