Carotid body tumor natural history, complications and prognosis

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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

If left untreated, patients with carotid body tumor may progress to develop cranial nerve dysfunction, airway obstruction, and malignant transformation of the tumor. Prognosis is generally good, and the 10-year survival rate of patients is approximately 50%.

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