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Tumors of the carotid body and related structures

Philip M. LeCompte

Tumors of the carotid body and related structures

(chemoreceptor system)

by Philip M. LeCompte

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Published by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, for sale by the American Registry of Pathology .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carotid Body Tumor.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip M. LeCompte.
    SeriesAtlas of tumor pathology -- (section IV) fasc. 16.
    ContributionsArmed Forces Institute of Pathology (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14733822M

    Carotid body tumors: review of a year experience. Dignity of carotid body tumors. Review of the literature and clinical experiences. Carotid body tumor: review of the literature and report of a case with a rare sensorineural symptomatology. Malignant carotid body tumors: report of three cases.   It was excised without difficulty and found to be a benign tumor of the carotid body. A similar mass developed in the neck of a year-old man, but it was found, at surgery, to include fused lymph nodes and to be fixed to the structures of the carotid sheath in the superior carotid by:

    Here's your ideal reference on the diagnosis of tumors of the skeletal muscles, connective tissue, fat, and related structures. No other textbook matches its scope and depth of coverage in this complex and challenging area of surgical pathology, and no other text contains as much practical information on differential diagnosis. Throughout, microscopic findings are correlated with the latest. The earliest publications on the subject of carotid body tumors were those of Marchand (), Paltauf (), Kretschmar (), Kopfstein (), von Heinleth (), Mönckeberg (), and Kaufmann and Ruppanner (). The paper by Marchand cites the first instance of a carotid body tumor resection performed unsuccessfully by Riegner in Cited by: 1.

      Many carotid body tumors are malignant, in contrast to aortic body tumors, and occasionally metastasize to regional lymph nodes, lung, liver, pancreas, bone, and kidney (9–11). We diagnosed a carotid body tumor in an 8-year-old, female, white puli dog. The owners observed that the dog became moody and inactive, and developed hoarseness. tumor: see neoplasmneoplasm or tumor, tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair .. Click the link for more information.. Tumor (also neoplasm.


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Get this from a library. Tumors of the carotid body and related structures, chemoreceptor system. [Philip M LeCompte]. A paraganglioma is a rare neuroendocrine neoplasm that may develop at various body sites (including the head, neck, thorax and abdomen).

They are rare tumors, with an overall estimated incidence of 1/ Unlike other types of cancer, there is no test that determines benign from malignant tumors; long-term followup is therefore recommended for all individuals with lty: Oncology.

Margaret A. Miller, in Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease (Sixth Edition), Neoplasms of the Carotid Body. Carotid body chemodectomas are usually unilateral and slow-growing. Benign tumors vary from 1 to 4 cm in diameter and are encapsulated.

The bifurcation of the common carotid artery is usually incorporated in the mass, and neoplastic cells are firmly adhered to the tunica adventitia. Carotid body tumors (CBTs) are the most common type of paraganglioma found in the neck. CBTs are slow-growing tumors that characteristically splay the carotid bifurcation and can encapsulate the external or internal carotid artery.

Clinically, CBTs usually present as an asymptomatic anterior neck by: A carotid body tumor (also called a chemodectoma or paraganglioma) is a growth on the side of your neck in the area where the carotid artery splits off into smaller blood vessels that carry blood to your brain. You have two carotid arteries ─ one on each side of your neck ─ that supply blood to the front of the brain, which is responsible.

Tumors of the carotid body are growths in the neck alongside the carotid artery and the jugular vein. Also known as chemodectomas, they are rare but well-recognized.

The normal carotid body is a small structure consisting of a bundle of cells that monitor the concentration of oxygen, the content of carbon dioxide and the acidity of the blood in.

Descriptions of surgery for carotid body tumors have existed for over years. The early reports described significant complications, particularly mortalities secondary to intraoperative bleeding. [ 3, 4, 5] In the United States, the earliest successful carotid body tumor resection was performed by Scudder in [ 3].

The carotid body tumors were first described by von Haller in The incidence of carotid body tumors (CBTs) is less than 1 in CBTs represent more than half of neck paragangliomas (PGLs), yet still a very rare cause of neck lumps.

Like other paragangliomas, CBTs originate from the neural crest. 1) The most common site is the carotid by:   Discussion. The carotid body has autonomic control over the respiratory and cardiovascular system. Paraganglionic cells constituting this body sense pH, pO2 and pCO2 changes in the blood [].While the size of the body may vary, the mean size is 5 × 3 × mm.

Weight for adults range from 1 mg to mg, with a mean of mg [].CBT has a higher occurrence rate in females and Cited by: Discussion Carotid body tumor may also be described as a chemodectoma, glomus tumor or a paraganglioma.

It is a slow growing, benign tumor that is usually non-functioning. Aggressive behavior and malignant transformation of the tumor with peri-neural and vascular invasion is.

carotid body tumors, management, surgical excision. Introduction. Carotid body tumors (CBTs), also known as paragangliomas or chemodectomas, are rare neuroendocrine neoplasms which arise near the carotid bifurcation within glomus cells derived from the embryonic neural crest.

The reported incidence of CBTs is per[1,2]. Carotid body tumors (CBTs) are derived from the chain of neuroectodermal tissue extending from the aortopulmonary window to the base of the skull.

They are generally referred to as paragangliomas, chemodec-tomas, or glomus tumors. Paragangliomas are. Carotid body tumors are rarely associated with a clinical picture of pheochromocytoma, however, it is reasonable to test for urinary catecholamines, vanillylmandelic acid, and metanephrine.

If the neck disease is associated with adrenal pheochromocytoma, the adrenal pheochromocytoma should be removed prior to any other surgery. cur. Unless carotid body tumors involve the carotid bifurcation, they are not pulsatile. They are gener-ally mobile in a radial fashion around the axis of the carotid artery, but immobile in the cephalocaudal axis.

Carotid body tumors develop on both sides of the neck in the same rate, in both females and males. CBT. 1. Introduction. The carotid body tumor is the most common paraganglioma in the head and neck, and the most frequent combination of multiple tumors is bilateral carotid body overall incidence of multiple tumors is about 10%, and constituting less than % of all the body tumors [1,2].The sporadic form of carotid body paraganglioma is more common than the inherited variety and Cited by: Carotid body and vagal paragangliomas, although considered indolent tumors, represent a challenge for the treating physician.

This is mainly because of their peculiar localization, in close. Carotid body tumors appear less frequent than aortic body tumors in dogs and are more malignant. There is a predisposition for Boxers and other brachycephalic dogs [ 4 ].

Clinical signs are usually caused by a mass effect of the growing neoplasia Cited by: 5. Carotid body tumors (CBTs) account for more than 50% of head and neck paragangliomas.

1 The preferred method of treatment is surgery, which can be challenging because the tumor is a highly vascular mass that is often densely adherent to the carotid bifurcation.

Meticulous preoperative planning and careful patient selection are essential for a successful surgical by:   Carotid body tumours (CBTs) are very rare lesions which should be treated as soon as possible even when benign since small tumour size permits easier removal and lower incidence of perioperative complications and recurrence.

Malignant forms are rare and they can be identified by lymph node invasion and metastases in distant locations. The need of reliable and effective diagnostic Cited by:   Nonetheless, surgical treatment of carotid body tumors can be associated with significant morbidities, especially with large Shamblin III tumors (greater than 5 cm).

[] For this reason, patients who have poor medical conditions, elderly patients, or patients with recurrent tumors are usually treated with radiation therapy. Carotid body tumors 1. Ms. L JASON LEPSE, MS4 UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE 2. H&P Background: 47 yo female who was referred to an outside ENT in August, CC: Right neck mass HPI: Patient reported presence of neck mass for 9 years Initially fluctuated in size but recently began growing steadily Intermittent dull pain over right lateral neck sometimes extending .Your doctor will closely examine your head and neck to check for signs of a carotid body tumor.

You may need tests, such as: Ultrasound – a test that uses a special tool (transducer/wand) that sends sound waves inside your body to create pictures.; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – a test that uses a large magnet and radio waves to create detailed pictures of the inside of your body.Define carotid body tumors.

carotid body tumors synonyms, carotid body tumors pronunciation, carotid body tumors translation, English dictionary definition of carotid body tumors.

n. Either of the two major arteries, one on each side of the neck, that carry blood to the head. adj.