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Carotid Body Paraganglioma
Eunice Y. L. Dai, MBBS, FRCR; H. Y. Yuen, MBChB, FRCR; Anil T. Ahuja, MD, FRCR
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Top Differential Diagnoses

      • Diagnostic Checklist

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Abbreviations

          • Carotid body paraganglioma (CBP)
        • Synonyms

          • Carotid body tumor, chemodectoma, nonchromaffin paraganglioma
        • Definitions

          • Benign vascular tumor arising in glomus bodies in carotid body found in crotch of external carotid artery (ECA) and internal carotid artery (ICA) at carotid bifurcation

        IMAGING

        • General Features

          • Ultrasonographic Findings

            • CT Findings

              • MR Findings

                • Angiographic Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                          • Microscopic Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                    • Consider

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        • Reporting Tips

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Davila VJ et al: Current surgical management of carotid body tumors. J Vasc Surg. 64(6):1703-1710, 2016
                                          2. Tong Y: Role of duplex ultrasound in the diagnosis and assessment of carotid body tumour: A literature review. Intractable Rare Dis Res. 1(3):129-33, 2012
                                          3. Ahuja AT et al: Diagnostic Imaging: Ultrasound. 1st ed. Salt Lake City: Amirsys, Inc. 11-102-105, 2007
                                          4. Alkadhi H et al: Evaluation of topography and vascularization of cervical paragangliomas by magnetic resonance imaging and color duplex sonography. Neuroradiology. 44(1):83-90, 2002
                                          5. Persky MS et al: Combined endovascular and surgical treatment of head and neck paragangliomas--a team approach. Head Neck. 24(5):423-31, 2002
                                          6. Stoeckli SJ et al: Evaluation of paragangliomas presenting as a cervical mass on color-coded Doppler sonography. Laryngoscope. 112(1):143-6, 2002
                                          7. Mafee MF et al: Glomus faciale, glomus jugulare, glomus tympanicum, glomus vagale, carotid body tumors, and simulating lesions. Role of MR imaging. Radiol Clin North Am. 38(5):1059-76, 2000
                                          8. Dobson MJ et al: MR angiography and MR imaging of symptomatic vascular malformations. Clin Radiol. 52(8):595-602, 1997
                                          9. Jansen JC et al: Color Doppler imaging of paragangliomas in the neck. J Clin Ultrasound. 25(9):481-5, 1997
                                          10. Tuttle WL et al: Lysine requirements of starting and growing turkeys. Poult Sci. 53(5):1698-704, 1974
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Abbreviations

                                                  • Carotid body paraganglioma (CBP)
                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Carotid body tumor, chemodectoma, nonchromaffin paraganglioma
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Benign vascular tumor arising in glomus bodies in carotid body found in crotch of external carotid artery (ECA) and internal carotid artery (ICA) at carotid bifurcation

                                                IMAGING

                                                • General Features

                                                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Angiographic Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                  • Microscopic Features

                                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                    • Presentation

                                                                      • Demographics

                                                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                          • Treatment

                                                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                            • Consider

                                                                              • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                • Reporting Tips

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Davila VJ et al: Current surgical management of carotid body tumors. J Vasc Surg. 64(6):1703-1710, 2016
                                                                                  2. Tong Y: Role of duplex ultrasound in the diagnosis and assessment of carotid body tumour: A literature review. Intractable Rare Dis Res. 1(3):129-33, 2012
                                                                                  3. Ahuja AT et al: Diagnostic Imaging: Ultrasound. 1st ed. Salt Lake City: Amirsys, Inc. 11-102-105, 2007
                                                                                  4. Alkadhi H et al: Evaluation of topography and vascularization of cervical paragangliomas by magnetic resonance imaging and color duplex sonography. Neuroradiology. 44(1):83-90, 2002
                                                                                  5. Persky MS et al: Combined endovascular and surgical treatment of head and neck paragangliomas--a team approach. Head Neck. 24(5):423-31, 2002
                                                                                  6. Stoeckli SJ et al: Evaluation of paragangliomas presenting as a cervical mass on color-coded Doppler sonography. Laryngoscope. 112(1):143-6, 2002
                                                                                  7. Mafee MF et al: Glomus faciale, glomus jugulare, glomus tympanicum, glomus vagale, carotid body tumors, and simulating lesions. Role of MR imaging. Radiol Clin North Am. 38(5):1059-76, 2000
                                                                                  8. Dobson MJ et al: MR angiography and MR imaging of symptomatic vascular malformations. Clin Radiol. 52(8):595-602, 1997
                                                                                  9. Jansen JC et al: Color Doppler imaging of paragangliomas in the neck. J Clin Ultrasound. 25(9):481-5, 1997
                                                                                  10. Tuttle WL et al: Lysine requirements of starting and growing turkeys. Poult Sci. 53(5):1698-704, 1974