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A carotid body tumor, thought to be the largest recorded, was removed along with the carotid system, with transient hemiplegia but with complete recovery, so that the patient walked out of the hospital on the fourteenth day. References to other experiences and reviews are made and the surgical problems of adequate cerebral circulations are discussed.
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