Carotid body tumor
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Left-sided painless and pulsatile neck mass.
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The study demonstrated a T2 hyperintense solid mass with prominent flow voids, giving the "salt and pepper" sign typical of a paraganglioma
The mass splaying the external and internal carotid arteries sitting between them classic of the carotid body tumor
It was difficult to identify the main feeder but likely branches of the external carotid artery.
Location and signal characteristics of the masses highly suggestive of carotid body tumors.