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Case Studies | Radiology and Medical Imaging Sciences | India | Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022
Case Report of Carotid Body Tumor
Abstract: The carotid body is collection of paraganglia in head and neck and is found on medial aspect of carotid bifurcation bilaterally. Carotid body tumors are rare neoplasms arising from chemoreceptor cells of the carotid bulb.1 We reporting a case of carotid body tumor in a 56-year-old female, who presented with pulsatile painless right lateral neck swelling with gradually increasing in size. The diagnosis is suspected on the basis of history, clinical and radiological examination findings.
Keywords: Carotid body, Paraganglioma, chemoreceptor
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022,
Pages: 1484 - 1486