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Inflammatory carotid pseudotumor: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23512900     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Inflammatory carotid pseudotumor is a rare differential of a unilateral neck swelling in the carotid triangle. A 48-year-old man presented with a firm non-tender gradually progressive left neck swelling for five months. Computed tomography angiogram revealed a mass encasing the common carotid. Patient underwent excision; histopathology was reported as inflammatory pseudotumor. Patient had a recurrence after eight months. Steroids were prescribed with which the swelling resolved, patient remained recurrence free at two-year follow-up.
Authors:
Indrani Sen; Edwin Stephen; Sunil Agarwal; Shilpa Chugh; Noel Walter
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1708-5381     ISO Abbreviation:  Vascular     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101196722     Medline TA:  Vascular     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
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