From the case: Carotid body tumour

CT
Cb Trecon
Sagittal C+ portal venous phase
Cb Trecon
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ The patient went on to have a resection.  Histology The tumor shows marked nuclear atypia focally, not an uncommon finding in carotid body tumor...”

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  • Paraganglioma - “ Paragangliomas, sometimes called glomus tumors, are rare neuroendocrine tumors arising from paraganglia.  Terminology Paraganglia are clusters o...”
  • Carotid body tumor - “ Carotid body tumor, also known as a chemodectoma or carotid body paraganglioma, is a highly vascular glomus tumor that arises from the paraganglio...”
  • Paragangliomas of the head and neck - “ Paragangliomas of the head and neck are rare, representing <0.5% of all head and neck tumors. They arise in a number of locations along the caroti...”

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