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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2016, Article ID 2028402, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2028402
Case Report

Tortuous Common Carotid Artery: A Report of Four Cases Observed in Cadaveric Dissections

Department of Anatomy, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0011, Japan

Received 19 July 2016; Accepted 27 September 2016

Academic Editor: Augusto Casani

Copyright © 2016 Joe Iwanaga 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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