Carotid body tumor

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Painless neck swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
CT

A well defined vividly enhancing mass splaying the internal and external carotid arteries at the left side.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the appearances of a carotid body tumor and how they can splay vessels. 

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Case information

rID: 61750
Published: 17th Jul 2018
Last edited: 17th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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