Carotid body tumor history and symptoms

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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

The most common symptoms of carotid body tumor include neck mass, neck pain or headache. Other symptoms may also be present depending on the invasion of tumor to the neighboring structures.

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References

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