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IJHSR. 2015; 5(4): 356-359

Paraganglioma: Carotid Body Tumor Presented As Painless Neck Swelling.

Sunil V Jagtap, Neerav Saini, Dhirajkumar B. Shukla, Shrutika Dhawan, Rekha Matta, Swati S. Jagtap.

A 28 year old male patient presented with swelling at left submandibular area of 5 months duration, gradually enlarging in size. There was no history of any predisposing factors. Ultrasonography of neck showed a well defined, round to oval homogenous mass lesion at the bifurcation of left common carotid artery. Increased vascularity on Colour doppler was noted. MR angiography showed splaying of left internal and external carotid artery at the bifurcation of common carotid artery. Excision of mass was done. The histopathological examination showed paraganglioma: carotid body tumor left side. We are presenting this case for its clinical, radiological and histopathological findings.

Key words: Carotid artery, Paraganglioma, Head and Neck Mass.

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