Carotid body tumor
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T, Carotid body tumor. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 25 Mar 2023) https://radiopaedia.org/cases/17892?iframe=true
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23 May 2012
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CT of the neck demonstrates a large vividly enhancing mass splaying the internal and external carotid (so called lyre sign).
This case illustrates the appearances of a large carotid body tumor and how they can encase as well as splay vessels.