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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; E
mail: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

    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 haematoma(yellow arrow).

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

    Axial CECT scan showing intra and perithyroid haematoma (asterisk).

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

    Axial CECT showing separated left lobe of thyroid.

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

    Coronal CECT showing intrathyroid and perithyroid haematoma(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;
     
     
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 haematoma(yellow arrow).
 
Axial CECT scan showing intra and perithyroid haematoma (asterisk).
 
Axial CECT showing separated left lobe of thyroid.
 
Coronal CECT showing intrathyroid and perithyroid haematoma(arrow) with separated left lobe of thyroid from the isthmus (asterisk) .
 
 
 
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