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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Sahar Memar Montazerin, M.D.[2] Maria Fernanda Villarreal, M.D. [3]

Overview

Carotid body was first described by Von Haller in 1743. From 1930, it has been accepted that monitoring of arterial blood oxygen is its main function. Carotid body tumor was first described by Bungeler in 1952. The familial form of the carotid body tumor was first described by Chase in 1993. In 1889, The first surgical excision of the tumor without complication was done by Dr. Albert.

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References

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  2. Kay JM, Laidler P (1977). "Hypoxia and the carotid body". J Clin Pathol Suppl (R Coll Pathol). 11: 30–44. PMC 1522211. PMID 198435.
  3. Zak, Hyams, and Lawson, The Paraganglionic Chemoreceptor System: Physiology, Pathology and Clinical Medicine.
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