Pseudoaneurysm formation in the transverse cervical artery, post radical neck dissection, leading to massive hemorrhage, is a rare but life threatening occurrence. We report a patient with pseudoaneurysm of transverse cervical artery, post salvage radical neck dissection, presenting with recurrent and significant hemorrhage after 3 weeks of surgery. A pseudoaneurysm involving transverse cervical artery was revealed by digital subtraction angiography and treated by endovascular coil embolization.
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