Gray-Scale Ultrasound Detection of Carotid Body Tumors

Report of 2 Cases1
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Ultrasonography may be useful as a screening test for carotid body tumors before arteriography. Such tumors are seen as solid, well-circumscribed, weakly echogenic masses located at the carotid bifurcation.

Article History

Received: Dec 20 1978
Accepted: Apr 13 1979
Published in print: Aug 1979