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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2010, Article ID 953282, 3 pages
Case Report

Septic Bleeding of the Common Carotid Artery Following Total Thyroidectomy: An Atypical Complication

Department of General Surgery, University of Freiburg, Hugstetter Str. 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany

Received 26 October 2009; Accepted 14 January 2010

Academic Editor: Chung Yuen Lo

Copyright © 2010 T. Jamaan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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