publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008

Bilateral Carotid Artery Dissection after High Impact Road Traffic Accident

Srivastava, Ankur; Bradley, Marcus; Kelly, Michael;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2008 Journal: Journal of Radiology Case Reports (issn: 1943-0922, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: EduRad Publishing
Abstract
<p>A 58 year old man was involved in a high impact road traffic incident and was admitted for observation. Asymptomatic for the first 24 hours, he collapsed with symptoms and signs consistent with a cerebrovascular accident. Computed tomography angiogram (CTA) and Magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA) demonstrated bilateral internal carotid artery dissections and a left middle cerebral artery infarct. It was not considered appropriate to attempt stenting or other revascularistation. The patient was treated with heparin prior to starting warfarin. He made a partial recovery and was discharged to a rehabilitation facility. This case is a reminder of carotid dissectio...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: cardiovascular systemcardiovascular diseases
free text keywords: Neuroradiology, CTA, screening, R895-920, carotid dissection, MRA, Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008

Bilateral Carotid Artery Dissection after High Impact Road Traffic Accident

Srivastava, Ankur; Bradley, Marcus; Kelly, Michael;