A RARE CASE OF ORIGIN OF THE SUPERIOR THYROID ARTERY FROM THE RIGHT COMMON CAROTID ARTERY

  • Y MOHAMADI
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Abstract

Recent l y i n a clas sroom d is sect i on we f ounu an anoma l ou s superior thyroid artery in a 60-year -ol d man . The arte ry originated f rom t he common carotid 31 mm p rox imal t o its bifurcation . Rega r d i ng t o the s ex , the s i de and p lace o f o r i g i n , this could be a unique case , suggesting a need for more awarene s s o f any unpredictable anomal y whi ch may be s een i n th i s a r ter y t o avo id serious problems during s ur ger y on the thyroid gland .
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Y MOHAMADI. A RARE CASE OF ORIGIN OF THE SUPERIOR THYROID ARTERY FROM THE RIGHT COMMON CAROTID ARTERY. Acta Med Iran. 24(1-2):37-41.
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