Gray-scale ultrasound detection of carotid body tumors. Report of 2 cases

Radiology. 1979 Aug;132(2):409-10. doi: 10.1148/132.2.409.


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.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Carotid Body Tumor / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Ultrasonography*