Carotid body tumor on angiography

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain

Carotid angiogram demonstrates a very vascular mass splaying the ICA/ECA. No ICA supply. ​Prominent early draining vein due to shunting. Features are those of a carotid body tumor. 

Annotated image

Arrow indicates early draining vein. 

  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Case Discussion

Typical findings of a carotid body tumor.

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