[Carotid-cavernous fistulas by tearing or rupture of the meningo-hypophysial trunk or of one of its branches. Anatomo-radiologic study of 4 cases. Pathogenic hypotheses].


Thr authors report observations relative to four cases of traumatic carotid-cavernous fistulas for which angiographic pictures were similar. Autopsy examination permitted in two cases to establish that the tentorial branch of the meningo-hypophyseal trunk was involved in the genesis of both fistulas. One case was from a rupture, the other from tearing of… (More)