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...”

Used in the following article:

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

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