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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
The combination of B mode ultrasound imaging and color-doppler sonography has been observed to be diagnostic for carotid body tumor.
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The combination of B mode [[ultrasound imaging]] and [[Doppler sonography|color-Doppler sonography]] has been observed to be [[diagnostic]] for [[carotid body]] [[tumor]].
 
==Ultrasound==
 
==Ultrasound==
* Two-dimensional [[ultrasound-imaging]], by itself, is not [[diagnostic]], however, it may be helpful in the diagnosis of carotid body tumor.<ref name="StoeckliSchuknecht2002">{{cite journal|last1=Stoeckli|first1=Sandro J.|last2=Schuknecht|first2=Bernhard|last3=Alkadhi|first3=Hatem|last4=Fisch|first4=Ugo|title=Evaluation of Paragangliomas Presenting as a Cervical Mass on Color-Coded Doppler Sonography|journal=The Laryngoscope|volume=112|issue=1|year=2002|pages=143–146|issn=0023-852X|doi=10.1097/00005537-200201000-00025}}</ref>
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* Two-dimensional [[ultrasound imaging]], by itself, is not [[diagnostic]], however, it may be helpful in the [[diagnosis]] of [[carotid body]] [[tumor]].<ref name="StoeckliSchuknecht2002">{{cite journal|last1=Stoeckli|first1=Sandro J.|last2=Schuknecht|first2=Bernhard|last3=Alkadhi|first3=Hatem|last4=Fisch|first4=Ugo|title=Evaluation of Paragangliomas Presenting as a Cervical Mass on Color-Coded Doppler Sonography|journal=The Laryngoscope|volume=112|issue=1|year=2002|pages=143–146|issn=0023-852X|doi=10.1097/00005537-200201000-00025}}</ref>
* A [[solid]], well-defined, hypoechoic lesion on [[ultrasound imaging]].
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* A [[solid]], well-defined, hypo echoic lesion on [[ultrasound imaging]].
* This tumor also causes the displacement of the nearby structures
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* This [[tumor]] also causes the displacement of the nearby structures
** The external carotid artery is usually splayed anteriorly
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** The [[external carotid artery]] is usually splayed anteriorly
** The internal carotid artery and internal jugular vein are moved posteriorly
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** The [[internal carotid artery]] and [[internal jugular vein]] are moved posteriorly.
* On color-doppler ultrasound imaging, the tumor appears hypervascular and the direction of blood flow in the tumor is upward at a greater extent.
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* On [[Doppler ultrasound|color-doppler ultrasound imaging]], the [[tumor]] appears hypervascular and the direction of [[blood flow]] in the [[tumor]] is upward at a greater extent.
** It is of particular note that, although not common, the tumor may not be hypervascular.
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** It is of particular note that, although not common, the [[tumor]] may not be hypervascular.
* The combination of B mode ultrasound imaging and color-doppler sonography has been observed to be diagnostic for this tumor.
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* The combination of B mode [[ultrasound imaging]] and [[Doppler ultrasound|color-Doppler sonography]] has been observed to be [[diagnostic]] for this [[tumor]].
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
{{Reflist|2}}
 
{{Reflist|2}}

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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]

Overview

The combination of B mode ultrasound imaging and color-Doppler sonography has been observed to be diagnostic for carotid body tumor.

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References

  1. Stoeckli, Sandro J.; Schuknecht, Bernhard; Alkadhi, Hatem; Fisch, Ugo (2002). "Evaluation of Paragangliomas Presenting as a Cervical Mass on Color-Coded Doppler Sonography". The Laryngoscope. 112 (1): 143–146. doi:10.1097/00005537-200201000-00025. ISSN 0023-852X.

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