Carotid body tumor on angiography

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
DSA (angiography)

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. 

Case Discussion

Typical findings of a carotid body tumor.

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Case information

rID: 4651
Published: 26th Sep 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included