Non-traumatic rupture of the superior thyroid artery with concomitant parathyroid adenoma and multinodular goiter.
- Natsuko Hanashiro,
- Tsuneo Yamashiro,
- Yuko Iraha,
- Kennosuke Karube,
- Hirofumi Matsumoto,
- Sadayuki Murayama
Acta Radiol Open 2017 Jul 27;6(7):2058460117722813. Epub 2017 Jul 27.
Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan.
Cervical hemorrhage due to non-traumatic, spontaneous rupture of the thyroid artery is rare, which usually results from arterial abnormalities or parathyroid or thyroid disorders. This report describes a 72-year-old woman who presented with a sore throat and slight neck swelling. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a large hematoma in the neck and mediastinum, due to extravasation from the major branch of the left superior thyroid artery. Read More