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PSEUDOANEURYSM OF SUPERIOR THYROID ARTERY FOLLOWING A TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: A CASE PRESENTATION

Written by Frank Rikki Canevari et al.
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The pseudo-aneurysm is an encapsulated hematoma of post-traumatic origin which is in communication with the lumen of the artery of relevance. We present a rare case of pseudo-aneurysm occurring after superior thyroid trans-esophageal echocardiography (TEE) and external cardioversion. Singular occurrence in otolaryngology, if not recognized early a pseudo-aneurysm can result in dramatic events such cataclysmic bleeding or acute occlusion of the upper airway.

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