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Anterior jugular phlebectasia and tinnitus: A case report

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March 25, 2013
by Roshan Kumar Verma, MS, DNB, MNAMS; Rahul Modi, MS; Naresh K. Panda, MS, DNB, FRCS

Abstract

Abnormal dilation of a normal anterior jugular vein is a rare anomaly and usually presents as a neck lump. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report in the literature of such a case in which the patient presented with severe tinnitus. Excision of the dilated portion of the anterior jugular vein in our patient alleviated the severe tinnitus.

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