Thyroid Gland Rupture Associated with Blunt Cervical Trauma - a Case Report
Although soft tissues injury in cervical trauma is relatively common, the injury of the thyroid is extremely rare, as we can see in English-language reports. The papers relate that trauma of the thyroid gland is quite rare in patients without preexisting goiter. This paper relates a blunt cervical trauma in a young woman without goiter disease that results in lesion of the thyroid diagnosed by computed tomography scan (CT) and that has been conduced conservatively, with a favorable course without further complications.
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