Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to carotid body tumours: report of three cases and review of the literature.


BACKGROUND Carotid body tumour is a rare neoplasm of the carotid body. Three cases of carotid body tumour presenting as a painless progressive mass in the neck region are reported here. A review of the relevant literature regarding carotid body tumours is also presented. METHODS Angiographic features were diagnostic of carotid body tumour and complete… (More)