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Carotid Paraganglioma

Carotid Paraganglioma: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Carotid Paraganglioma is available below.

Symptoms of Carotid Paraganglioma

Treatments for Carotid Paraganglioma

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Carotid Paraganglioma?

Carotid Paraganglioma: Complications

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Causes of Carotid Paraganglioma

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Carotid Paraganglioma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Carotid Paraganglioma

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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson' more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See more »

Carotid Paraganglioma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Carotid Paraganglioma

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Carotid Paraganglioma: Rare Types

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Carotid Paraganglioma: Animations

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More information about Carotid Paraganglioma

  1. Carotid Paraganglioma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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