EURORAD ESR

Case 15412

Thyroid Rupture : An Unusual Presentation After Blunt Trauma To Neck

Author(s)
Dr Ipsita Acharya1, Dr Sanjib Kumar Das1, Dr Sasmita Parida2, Dr Jayashree Mohanty3, Dr B M Swain4

Dept. of Radiology, SCB Medical College; Mangalabag 753007 Cuttack, India; Email:sanjib1988@gmail.com

[1] PG Resident, Dept of Radiodiagnosis, SCB Medical College, Cuttack
[2] Professor, Dept of Radiodiagnosis, PRM Medical College, Baripada
[3] Professor, Dept of Radiodiagnosis, SCB Medical College, Cuttack
[4] Assoc Prof, Dept of Radiodiagnosis, SCB Medical College, Cuttack
 
Patient
male, 35 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    USG Image

    Fig.1: High Resolution Ultrasound showing separation of left lobe of thyroid (red arrow) from the isthmus with a hypoechoic well-defined lesion anterior to isthmus suggesting hematoma(yellow arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CECT Images
     

    Fig.2 (a): Axial CECT Scan showing intra and perithyroid hematoma (asterisk)

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Fig.2 (b): Axial CECT showing separated left lobe of thyroid

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    Fig.2(c) : Coronal CECT showing intrathyroid and perithyroid hematoma(arrow) with separated left lobe of thyroid from the isthmus(asterisk) .

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
Fig.1: High Resolution Ultrasound showing separation of left lobe of thyroid (red arrow) from the isthmus with a hypoechoic well-defined lesion anterior to isthmus suggesting hematoma(yellow arrow).
 
Fig.2 (a): Axial CECT Scan showing intra and perithyroid hematoma (asterisk)
 
Fig.2 (b): Axial CECT showing separated left lobe of thyroid
 
Fig.2(c) : Coronal CECT showing intrathyroid and perithyroid hematoma(arrow) with separated left lobe of thyroid from the isthmus(asterisk) .
 
 
 
Home Search Sections Teaching Cases History FAQ Case Archives Contact Login Disclaimer Imprint Switch to MOBILE version
View desktop version