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Pseudoaneurysm of the inferior thyroid artery presenting as a thyroid nodule.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19072671     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 63-year-old woman complained of a growing neck mass. Sonography revealed a solid and cystic mass in the right thyroid lobe. Color Doppler study and computed tomography revealed anechoic cystic portions within the thyroid nodule to be a pseudoaneurysm arising from the right inferior thyroid artery. The only identifiable risk factor was a past thyroid needle biopsy performed approximately 5 years previously according to the patient's recollection. Right lobectomy was performed and the pseudoaneurysm was treated without complication.
Hua Sun Kim; Jinna Kim; Eung Yeop Kim; Seung-Koo Lee; Dong Ik Kim; Woung Youn Chung
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1557-9077     ISO Abbreviation:  Thyroid     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-05     Completed Date:  2009-03-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9104317     Medline TA:  Thyroid     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine , Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis*,  pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Middle Aged
Thyroid Gland / blood supply*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Thyroid Nodule / diagnosis*,  pathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color

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