Carotid Body Tumour: A Rare Case Report
Keywords:Computerised tomography, vascular, paraganglioma, neck
A carotid body tumour (CBT) is defined as a paraganglioma that involves the chemoreceptors of the carotid body. Computerised tomography is considered one of the most accurate and sensitive imaging modalities to diagnose a CBT. This case report explores a CBT that was diagnosed in a sixty-one-year-old female patient. The patient’s clinical history, radiological findings and management are discussed as well as the epidemiology, aetiology and treatment options.
LicenseCopyright on all published material belongs to the Society of Radiographers of South Africa (SORSA).
I hereby understand and declare that:
- All proprietary rights other than copyright are reserved to the authors, as well as the right to reproduce original figures and tables from this item in their future works, provided full credit is given to the original publication The South African Radiographer ISSN 0258 0241.
- In consideration of the reviewing and editing done by the editors of The South African Radiographer of the above named manuscript, the author/s hereby transfer, assign, or otherwise convey all copyright ownership world-wide, in all languages, to the Society of Radiographers of South Africa in the event that this manuscript is accepted for publication.
- If the manuscript has been commissioned by another person or organisation, or if it has been written as part of the duties of an employee, that full authorization has been given by the representative of the commissioning organisation or employer to be published in the The South African Radiographer.