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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 86-88

Assessment of carotid body tumor and its association with tetralogy of fallot: Effect of the chronic hypoxia


1 Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Lütfi K?rdar Kartal Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kartal Ko?uyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Kartal Ko?uyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
4 Department of Cardiology, Kartal Ko?uyolu Yuksek Ihtisas Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
5 Department of Cardiology, Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
6 Department of Cardiology, Istanbul University Cardiology Institute, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Banu Sahin Yildiz
Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Lutfi K?rdar Kartal Educational and Research Hospital, Istanbul
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1995-705X.144800

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This is a rare combined presentation of Tetralogy of Fallot and carotid body tumor (CBT). Hypotheses and further discussion provides data for the development of CBT as a response to chronic hypoxemia. This present study demonstrates and discusses such an occurrence.


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