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Aneurysm of the superficial temporal artery presenting as a parotid mass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3763729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
True aneurysms of the superficial temporal artery are rare and are associated with atherosclerosis. If the aneurysm occurs in the proximal portion of the superficial temporal artery, it may present as a parotid mass, encompass the facial nerve, and require superficial parotidectomy, as it did in this patient. Preoperative assessment with ultrasonography was the most useful diagnostic test because the aneurysm was thrombosed and was not visible by angiography. Thrombosed superficial temporal artery aneurysm should be in the differential diagnosis of parotid masses.
Authors:
R J Buckspan; R S Rees
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0032-1052     ISO Abbreviation:  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1986 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-10-30     Completed Date:  1986-10-30     Revised Date:  2011-02-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306050     Medline TA:  Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  515-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Humans
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery
Male
Parotid Diseases / etiology*
Temporal Arteries*

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