Carotid body tumour

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb


Slowly growing right side neck mass. It can be moved side by side but not vertically.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Neck CTA

On the non-enhanced images, there is a soft tissue (muscle density) mass located at the right carotid space of the neck. Upon contrast administration, the mass shows rapid and homogeneous enhancement, and its localization is easier now. Splaying of the right ICA and ECA is evident.

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Case information

rID: 39845
Case created: 23rd Sep 2015
Last edited: 11th Jul 2016
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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