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Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2001 Oct;34(5):907-24, vi.

Management of carotid body tumors.

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Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands. a.g.l.van_der_mey@lumc.nl

Abstract

The carotid body tumor is a rare neoplasm that has generated much literature over the past century, and for which continued controversy exists regarding natural history, biologic behavior, proper technique of excision, and the risk of morbidity and mortality. This article discusses overall management of carotid body tumors.

PMID:
11557446
DOI:
10.1016/s0030-6665(05)70354-6
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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