Endocrinol Metab > Volume 23(3); 2008 > Article
Journal of Korean Endocrine Society 2008;23(3):199-203.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3803/jkes.2008.23.3.199    Published online June 1, 2008.
A Case of Diffuse Hemorrhage into the Thyroid Gland after Fine Needle Aspiration, and This was Treated by Arterial Embolization.
Eui Young Kim, Jung Min Kim, Eun Hee Kim, Ji Yun Jeong, Sang Ah Lee, Ji Young Choi, Ji Hye Yim, Pil Hyung Lee, Tae Yong Kim, Young Kee Shong, Won Bae Kim
1Department of Internal Medicine, National Cancer Center, Korea.
2Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Korea.
Although hematoma formation after fine needle aspiration cytology fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is a most common complication and most of these hematomas are self-limiting with minimal pain, a massive intra-thyroidal hemorrhage that produces acute airway obstruction had rarely been reported on.
Key Words: acute hemorrhage, fine needle aspiration, thyroid gland

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