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Congenital external carotid artery aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20036494     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An 8-month-old child presented with a right pulsatile neck mass. The tumor's rapid increase in size and respiratory problems prompted image evaluation. An external carotid artery aneurysm was found, which was compressing other neck structures. The patient underwent aneurysm resection and ligation at its insertion on the common carotid artery. Recovery was uneventful and no further aneurysms on other arteries were found.
Nelson De Luccia; Erasmo Sim?o da Silva; Marta Aponchik; Fernanda Appolonio; Luiz Alberto Benvenuti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of vascular surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1615-5947     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Vasc Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-08     Completed Date:  2010-05-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703941     Medline TA:  Ann Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  418.e7-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright (c) 2010 Annals of Vascular Surgery Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Surgery, University of S?o Paulo, S?o Paulo, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Carotid Artery Diseases / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Carotid Artery, Common / surgery
Carotid Artery, External / abnormalities*,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Respiration Disorders / etiology
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Surgical Procedures

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