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Carotid Body Tumor

Benign paraganglioma at the bifurcation of the COMMON CAROTID ARTERIES. It can encroach on the parapharyngeal space and produce dysphagia, pain, and cranial nerve palsies.

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Tree Number(s): C04.557.465.625.650.700.705.220, C04.557.580.625.650.700.705.220

MeSH Unique ID: D002345

Entry Terms:

  • Tumor, Carotid Body
  • Tumors, Carotid Body
  • Paraganglioma, Carotid Body
  • Carotid Body Paraganglioma
  • Carotid Body Paragangliomas
  • Paragangliomas, Carotid Body
  • Carotid Body Tumors

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