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5 Possible Causes for Cricothyroid Cartilage Pain

  • Injury of the Thyroid Gland

    […] doi: 10.1097/01.ta.0000238621.83780.e0 Review Article Abstract Author Information Authors Article Metrics Metrics Traumatic hemorrhage of the thyroid gland is a rare injury with few published case reports. Surgical and nonsurgical management have been advocated but there is no consensus of opinion. This study is a[…][]

  • Traumatic Perforation of the Trachea

    The purpose of this series of volumes is to present a comprehensive view of the complications that result from the use of acceptable diagnostic and therapeutic proce dures. Individual volumes will deal with iatrogenic complications involving (I) the alimentary system, (2) the urinary system, (3) the respiratory and[…][]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    Keutel syndrome is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder characterized by diffuse cartilage calcification, peripheral pulmonary artery stenosis, midface retrusion, and short distal phalanges. To date, 28 patients from 18 families have been reported, and five mutations in the matrix Gla protein gene (MGP) have been[…][]

  • Traumatic Neck Injury

    This case describes a previously well 90-year-old woman who presented with neck pain, swelling, dysphagia and hoarseness following a motor vehicle collision. Oesophageal oedema was visualised on CT of cervical spine and subsequent CT angiography highlighted an actively bleeding intramural oesophageal haematoma (IOH)[…][]

  • Tracheal Injury

    Tracheal injury characterized by subcutaneous emphysema and dyspnea can occur following the use of a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube. Should tracheal injury occur, it may be possible to manage resultant airway obstruction with a tracheal stent. We describe the case of a 51-year-old patient who developed a tracheal[…][]

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