A Rare and Severe Complication Following Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration: Retropharyngeal Cellulitis

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To Cite : Cesareo R, Naciu A, Barberi A, Pasqualini V, Pelle G, et al. A Rare and Severe Complication Following Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration: Retropharyngeal Cellulitis, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2016 ;14(4):e39174. doi: 10.5812/ijem.39174.
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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