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 OALibJ  Vol.1 No.7 , October 2014
Carotid Body Tumour as an Unusual Cardiovascular Pathology: Report of Two Cases
Abstract: A carotid body tumour (CBT) is a rare form of an extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma. They are commonly diagnosed as asymptomatic neck masses. A careful preoperative evaluation is required to find out the functional and vascular status of these tumours. Herein, we report two cases of carotid body paraganglioma, their evaluation and surgical management.
Cite this paper: Atalay, H. , Atalay, A. and Dogan, O. (2014) Carotid Body Tumour as an Unusual Cardiovascular Pathology: Report of Two Cases. Open Access Library Journal, 1, 1-5. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101005.
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