Carotid body tumour (gross pathology)
Specimen obtained form the neck, in close proximity to the carotid artery.
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Gross pathology of a carotid body tumour.
Gross section of a carotid body tumour resected from an adult patient with a familial history of similar tumours. Grooves on either side represent impressions left by internal and external carotid artery branches. Deeply congested lymph nodes attached to the specimen were negative for tumour.
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