A unique and complicated surgery to remove the tumor conducted at Medical University

Doctor: Such cases are rare in the world

Baku. 10 July. REPORT.AZ/ Head of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery Training and Surgical Clinic of the Azerbaijan Medical University (AMU), PhD in Medicineб Mahammad Davudov held another successful surgery.

Report informs, as a result of the operation the patient was removed carotid chemodectoma.

According to M.Davudov, carotid chemodectoma (paraganglioma) - a tumor that develops from a gland located in the carotid hemoreceptors, one of the rare and complex pathologies neck and head: "The rare occurrence of this type of tumors and the lack of information about it is 70 % of cases become a cause of wrong clinical diagnosis. In most cases, chemodectoma is confused with lateral neck cysts, lymphadenitis, and other pathologies.

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