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ISRN Surgery
Volume 2011, Article ID 313626, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/313626
Case Report

Ectopic Sequestered Thyroid Tissue: An Unusual Cause of a Mediastinal Mass

1Department of Otolaryngology, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK
2Department of Histopathology, Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK

Received 18 February 2011; Accepted 4 April 2011

Academic Editor: B. Ali-El-Dein

Copyright © 2011 A. D. Mace 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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