Carotid body tumour

Case contributed by Dr Franco Ruales


Sensation of a neck mass for 6 months

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

There is a tumor above the carotid bulb that displaces the internal carotid artery posteriorly, and lateraly displaces the  external carotid artery.

Tumour enhancement similar to vascular structures.

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Case information

rID: 20564
Published: 25th Nov 2012
Last edited: 15th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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