Aberrant Course of the Dominant Superior Thyroid Artery

A case report of a patient undergoing a total thyroidectomy.


This case report aims to provide insight into the development of the thyroid and its associated arteries and veins. Additionally, this case report aims to improve recognition of the potential vascular variations in the thyroid gland to ultimately aid surgeons in the prevention of unnecessary complications.

Du E, Pecoriello JM, Dos Reis LL, Spaulding SL, Sharif KF, Urken ML.

Otolaryngology Case Reports, 2018

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