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Ectopic intratracheal thyroid.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20375955     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ectopic intratracheal thyroid (EITT) is a rare abnormality, with few cases reported in the literature. We describe a case of a 36-year-old woman with dyspnea due to EITT. We also discuss the epidemiology, etiologies, presentation, diagnosis, and management of EITT. Because EITT is a rare cause of airway obstruction, we hope to remind the clinician of it by presenting this case.
Authors:
Yinlong Yang; Quan Li; Jinmiao Qu; Youqun Xiang; Yifei Pan; Zhisu Liao; Xiaohua Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  103     ISSN:  1541-8243     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-03     Completed Date:  2010-05-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  467-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgical Oncology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Zhejiang Province, China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Thyroid Dysgenesis / diagnosis,  pathology*,  surgery
Tracheal Diseases / diagnosis,  pathology*,  surgery

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