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Carotid Encasement by a Benign Multinodular Goiter

Bhargav PRK, CH Venkata Pavan Kumar, T Krishna Murthy

Citation Information : PRK B, Venkata Pavan Kumar C, Krishna Murthy T. Carotid Encasement by a Benign Multinodular Goiter. World J Endoc Surg 2011; 3 (2):89-90.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1064

Published Online: 01-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Great vessels in the neck and upper mediastinum are involved either by invasion or encasement in malignant thyroid disease. Rarely benign conditions, like Riedel's thyroiditis, may involve them due to extensive extracapsular fibrosis. We report a rare case of carotid artery engulfment due to benign goiters, which is a largely unknown entity.


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