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Toothpaste Sign in Thyroid Surgery

D VNSSVAMS Mahalakshmi, Suneel Matoo

Citation Information : Mahalakshmi DV, Matoo S. Toothpaste Sign in Thyroid Surgery. World J Endoc Surg 2020; 12 (1):45-45.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10002-1286

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Toothpaste sign is imparted by the fine vaso nervosum running over the white RLN resembling a popular toothpaste.

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