What is it about?

The case report presents a rare occurrence of a carotid body tumour that has become malignant and metastised to various body systems.

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Why is it important?

The important feature of this report is to highlight how both PET, CT and ultrasound are used to arrive at a correct diagnosis in the case of rare tumours.


Writing about multi-modal imaging allowed me to bring together components from many aspects of medical imaging in one place as a quick reference for an uncommon pathology of metastatic vascular tumors

Alison White
Griffith University

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This page is a summary of: Case of a Malignant Carotid Body Tumor With Systemic Metastases: The Utility of Multimodal Imaging, Journal for Vascular Ultrasound, October 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1544316719882174.
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