Naughton, J and Morley, E and Chan, D and Fong, Y and Bosanquet, D and Lewis, M (2011) Carotid body tumours. In: UNSPECIFIED (559 - 564).
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Carotid body tumours are a rare class of paraganglionoma arising from the upper neck, but should be considered in the differential diagnosis of neck lumps. A wrong diagnosis of cervical lymphadenopathy followed by excision biopsy may have serious consequences. The only way to minimize such risk is to be aware of their existence.
|Title:||Carotid body tumours.|
|Keywords:||Biopsy, Carotid Body Tumor, Diagnosis, Differential, Diagnostic Imaging, Humans, Prognosis|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)|
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