• Frederick G. Zak
  • William Lawson


The embryologic development of the carotid body has been the most extensively studied of all the nonchromaffin paraganglia, in both mammals and man. Theories of origin from all 3 germinal layers, either singly or in various combinations, have been proposed by different authors over the last century.


Vagus Nerve Carotid Body Human Fetus Branchial Arch Granular Cell Tumor 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick G. Zak
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • William Lawson
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Downstate School of MedicineState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Mount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Methodist HospitalBrooklynUSA
  4. 4.Veterans Administration Medical CenterBronxUSA

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