Revista Cubana de Cirugía
On-line version ISSN 1561-2945
A patient who attends the physician's office for having syncopal pictures with a small tumor in the left region of the neck of more than 6 months of evolution is presented. Neck echography, carotid arteriography and fine needle biopsy aspiration are carried out. Carotid body tumor is preoperatively diagnosed. He is operated on and subadventitious resection is successfully performed
Keywords : CAROTID BODY TUMOR [diagnosis]; CAROTID BODY TUMOR [surgery]; CAROTID BODY TUMOR [ultrasonography]; ANGIOGRAPHY; BIOPSY, NEEDLE.