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International Journal of Otolaryngology
Volume 2011, Article ID 485293, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/485293
Case Report

External Jugular Vein Aneurysm Presenting as a Cervical Mass

1Department of Radiology, Venizeleion General Hospital, 71409 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
2Primary Care Unit, Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, 71003 Hraklion, Crete, Greece
3Anogia Primary Care Unit, 70012 Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Received 25 November 2010; Accepted 8 March 2011

Academic Editor: Alfio Ferlito

Copyright © 2011 Eleni E. Drakonaki 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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