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What you will learn

Course description: 

This course describes the signs, symptoms, diagnostic test findings and treatment of carotid body paraganglioma, also referred to as carotid body tumor or chemodectoma. The learner will study the pathology through various diagnostic modalities and surgical views.




Course objectives: 

Following the review of all information, including the discussion provided in the library, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the role of ultrasound in the assessment of carotid body paraganglioma.
  • List the typical ultrasound findings of carotid body paraganglioma.
  • Identify the typical signs and symptoms of a carotid body paraganglioma.
  • Discuss other pathologies that may be considered as a differential diagnosis for carotid body paraganglioma.
  • Explain the treatment used for carotid body paraganglioma.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

Rita Chew

Course disclaimer: 

The content is for information and education only. The content is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please see the full terms of use for this content and this <a href="" target="_blank">website</a>.

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