[Spontaneous cervical carotid and vertebral arteries dissection: study of 48 patients].

@article{Campos2004SpontaneousCC,
  title={[Spontaneous cervical carotid and vertebral arteries dissection: study of 48 patients].},
  author={Cynthia Resende Campos and Eli Faria Evaristo and F{\'a}bio Iuji Yamamoto and Paulo Puglia and Leandro Tavares Lucato and Milberto Scaff},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2004},
  volume={62 2B},
  pages={492-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To report a Brazilian series of spontaneous cervical arterial dissections, risk factors, warning symptoms, clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, treatment and prognosis. METHOD We performed the retrospective analysis of clinical and neuroradiological records (MRI, A-MRI and Angiography) of patients with this diagnosis who were evaluated in a tertiary hospital for the period of 1997-2003. RESULTS 48 patients (24 men) with median age 37.9 years: 26 patients with unilateral… CONTINUE READING