Issue N# 4 - 2002
Carotid body paraganglioma: a case report of an uncommon localization.
Authors : S. Ayache, D. Chatellain, V. Strunski (Amiens)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2002;123,4:247-253.
Article published in french
Paraganglioma are rare lesions, which come from neural cells. They arise the most frequently from carotid body. The tumor is classicaly located in the carotid bifurcation, between internal and external carotid arteries. We report a case of carotid body paraganglioma which is uncommonly located under the carotid bifurcation.