We present the case of a woman in whom intraoperatory examination of a laterocervical mass in the right carotid triangle (thought to be a glomus tumor) disclosed thyroid tissue. Although the overwhelming majority of cases of "thyroid parenchyma in the laterocervical region" represent a lymph node metastasis from a primary occult thyroid carcinoma, the rare occurrence of a parasitic nodule, as in our case, must be considered. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1996;122:1409-1411
Assi A, Sironi M, Di Bella C, Declich P, Cozzi L, Pareschi R. Parasitic Nodule of the Right Carotid Triangle. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1996;122(12):1409–1411. doi:10.1001/archotol.1996.01890240115026
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