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Tumor in neck. MRI shows enhancing bilateral mass lesion. Best treatment ?

Sir, I have a problem in my neck a tumor is appear from last 10 year. As per MRI intensely enhancing bilateral mass lesion arising from carotied bifurcation and involving and splaying both the interanal & external carotid artery .probably represent carotid body tumor. Please give me advice if i go to AIIMS for treatment.
Asked On : Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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I will advise to go to AIIMS and further investigate.

Carotid body tumour are near important structures and enlargement of nodes can lead to compression of important structures.
These are usually hormone secreting tumours so you may need to investigate further.

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Answered: Mon, 7 Oct 2013
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