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Facial vein aneurysm associated with sialadenitis.
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PMID:  22253006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 20 year-old man presented with pain and swelling of the left submandibular area. Neck sonography revealed enlargement of the submandibular gland, coarsening of its echotexture with a few calculi and a multiloculated cystic lesion. Doppler sonography revealed venous flow within the cystic lesion and aneurysmal dilatation of the adjacent facial vein. CT angiography confirmed the facial vein aneurysm. We hypothesize that inflammation of the gland had weakened the wall of the adjacent facial vein, causing aneurysmal dilatation. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Ultrasound, 2012;
Authors:
Ahmet Turan Ilica; Senem Senturk; Mustafa Kertmen; Yasar Bukte; Aslan Bilici; Mehmet Mahir Atasoy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-0096     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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Gulhane Military Medical School (GATA), Department of Radiology, Ankara, Turkey.
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