TITLE

Transient Vocal Cord Paralysis Following Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy for a Thyroid Nodule

AUTHOR(S)
Alkan, Seyhan; Koşar, Alper Tolga; Erdurak, Selçuk Cem; Dadaş, Burhan
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, pE14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A case report on transient vocal cord paralysis after ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) for a thyroid nodule is presented. A 28-year-old female patient complained of hoarseness immediately after the needle biopsy. Larynx endoscopy indicated vocal cord paralysis occurred on the same side of the thyroid lobe where the FNAB was done.
ACCESSION #
53412213

 

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