Case report| Volume 32, ISSUE 6, P997-1002, December 1952

Carotid body tumors: Report of removal of tumor thought to be largest recorded

Carotid removal, hemiplegia, recovery
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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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