A case report of dislocation of the common carotid artery
咽頭違和感で発見された総頸動脈走行異常症の1例

Yoshifumi Matsumoto, Hidenori Yokoi, Naoyuki Kohno
2012 JOURNAL OF JAPAN SOCIETY FOR HEAD AND NECK SURGERY  
We report on a case of aberrant common carotid artery. The patient was an 88-year-old-woman with a foreign-body sensation, which got worse when she swallowed. Pharyngeal tumor was pointed out by a doctor of internal medicine after gastrofiberscopy was performed, and the patient then visited our department. A CT scan demonstrated an aberrant course of the common carotid artery. An MR image was useful in distinguishing this anomaly from other diseases. Here we discuss the clinical presentation of
more » ... this patient, review pertinent recent literature and discuss the findings.
doi:10.5106/jjshns.22.169 fatcat:x4cajlfvqba4dcmj2k7ihjrrte