Structural Changes in the Glomus Caroticum Due to Arteriosclerosis
When one looks at the very delicate blood supply of the glomus caroticum (1), one wonders what would happen morphologically to the chemoreceptors if the blood flow is seriously impaired. Postmortem studies related to this subject have been published recently (2).
KeywordsCarotid Body Carotid Bifurcation Carotid Sinus Glomus Cell Capillary Dilatation
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