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What is Carotid Paraganglioma?

What is Carotid Paraganglioma?

  • Carotid Paraganglioma: A rare, usually benign tumor found in the carotid artery in the neck. The tumor develops from glomus cells which are located along blood vessels involved in automatic body activities such as regulation of blood pressure and blood flow.

Carotid Paraganglioma: Introduction

Types of Carotid Paraganglioma:

Broader types of Carotid Paraganglioma:

How serious is Carotid Paraganglioma?

Complications of Carotid Paraganglioma: see complications of Carotid Paraganglioma

What causes Carotid Paraganglioma?

Causes of Carotid Paraganglioma: see causes of Carotid Paraganglioma

What are the symptoms of Carotid Paraganglioma?

Symptoms of Carotid Paraganglioma: see symptoms of Carotid Paraganglioma

Complications of Carotid Paraganglioma: see complications of Carotid Paraganglioma

Carotid Paraganglioma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Carotid Paraganglioma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Carotid Paraganglioma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Carotid Paraganglioma: Oncologist, Otolaryngologist, General Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Carotid Paraganglioma.
Treatments for Carotid Paraganglioma: see treatments for Carotid Paraganglioma

Name of Carotid Paraganglioma

Main name of condition: Carotid Paraganglioma


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