Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Sequential Sonographic Features of Primary Invasive Aspergillosis Involving Only the Thyroid Gland: A Case Report and Literature Review

Su Ho Kim 1 , Jee Young Kim 1 , * , Woo Chan Park 2 , Mee Kyung Kim 3 and Tae Jung Kim 4
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1 Department of Radiology, Yeouido St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
2 Department of Surgery, Yeouido St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
3 Department of Internal Medicine, Yeouido St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
4 Department of Hospital Pathology, Yeouido St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: January 01, 2016, 13 (1); e27890
  • Published Online: January 20, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: February 11, 2015
  • Revised: March 27, 2015
  • Accepted: April 6, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.27890

To Cite: Kim S H, Kim J Y, Park W C, Kim M K, Kim T J. Sequential Sonographic Features of Primary Invasive Aspergillosis Involving Only the Thyroid Gland: A Case Report and Literature Review, Iran J Radiol. 2016 ; 13(1):e27890. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.27890.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
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