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Nonrecurrent Laryngeal Nerve: A Case Report and Literature Review

Enrico Maria Amadei, Christopher Fabbri, Marco Trebbi.

We report the case of a patient submitted to a right hemithyroidectomy for a follicular adenoma, when we found a nonrecurrent laryngeal nerve. This is a really rare anatomical presentation that can seriously compromise the integrity and preservation of the inferior laryngeal nerve during thyroid surgery.

We describe how we found and managed this anatomical variant and we conduct a review of the most recent Literature about nonrecurrent laryngeal nerve.

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