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Carotid Body Tumor MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Carotid Body Tumor
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.700.705.220
C04.557.580.625.650.700.705.220
Unique ID
D002345
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002345
Annotation
organ/neoplasm & histological coordinates not necessary
Scope Note
Benign paraganglioma at the bifurcation of the COMMON CAROTID ARTERIES. It can encroach on the parapharyngeal space and produce dysphagia, pain, and cranial nerve palsies.
Entry Term(s)
Carotid Body Tumors
Paraganglioma, Carotid Body
NLM Classification #
WL 102.9
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Carotid Body Tumor Preferred
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