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MRI shows a round lesion located between the internal and external carotid bifurcation, iso-intense to muscle on T1 (salt & pepper apperance) & T2, and enhancing avidly after gadolinium administration. The internal and external carotid arteries are splayed by the lesion.
The most probably diagnosis is a carotid body paranganglioma (or carotid glomus tumor, chemodectoma,