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Callus originating in the laryngeal skeleton, presenting as a neck lump: a case report

  • R. Hermans (a1), R. Sciot (a2), P. Delaere (a3), B. Van Damme (a2) and A. L. Baert (a1)...


We report on the case of a young woman, presenting with a left lateral neck lump, which turned out to be a bony callus originating from the thyroid cartilage; similar but smaller lesions were found on the same side in the hyoid and cricoid cartilages. The CT, MRI and pathological findings are described.


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R. Hermans, M.D., Department of Radiology, University Hospitals, K.U. Leuven, Herestraat 49, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium. Fax: 32 16/34.37.69.


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