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Rare cause of a neck mass: successful balloon embolisation of a congenital external carotid artery-internal jugular vein fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21590480     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital arteriovenous fistulas are a rare cause of neck mass in children, but should be considered in the differential diagnosis of paediatric patients presenting with pulsatile neck masses even when there is no history of trauma. Balloon embolisation is the treatment of choice because of the high risk of surgical complications in this region.
Authors:
Samia Ahmad; Farhana E Suleman
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1437-9813     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, samia.rana@gmail.com.
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