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Computed tomography imaging of an ectopic thyroid on the ascending aorta

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Ectopic thyroid on the ascending aorta is extremely rare, and its radiologic characteristics have not been reported in the radiologic literature. A case of ectopic thyroid on the ascending aorta is reported, and its imaging characteristics on computed tomography are discussed.

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Jia, C. , Yang, Z. , Bian, X. , Zheng, F. , Sun, X. and Wang, Z. (2013) Computed tomography imaging of an ectopic thyroid on the ascending aorta. World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, 3, 218-219. doi: 10.4236/wjcd.2013.32032.


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