A giant aneurysm of the internal carotid artery, which caused dysphagia: case study and short review of literature.

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The retropharyngeal space is a virtual space behind the pharynx, which extends from the scull base to the level of the fourth thoracic vertebra. Many retropharyngeal masses can cause dysphagia or airway obstruction. We report the case of a 69 year-old woman with a much enlarged aneurysm in the extracranial portion of the left internal carotid, causing… (More)

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