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Internal carotid artery in zone IIb and its implications: A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23532655     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The potential for aberrant anatomy in the neck should be respected in order to avoid unexpected and potentially devastating injury during surgical and other procedures. Anatomic variations involving the internal carotid artery are believed to exist in as much as 6% of the population. We describe a case of a tortuous internal carotid artery that was found in zone IIb during a neck dissection in a 60-year-old man, and we discuss the implications of this anomaly.
Authors:
Drew P Plonk; J Dale Browne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  92     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E15-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Watlington Hall, 4th Floor, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA. dplonk@wakehealth.edu.
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