A case of spontaneous dissecting aneurysm of the internal carotid artery.

@article{Anderson1959ACO,
  title={A case of spontaneous dissecting aneurysm of the internal carotid artery.},
  author={Robert M. Anderson and Mannie M. Schechter},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1959},
  volume={22},
  pages={
          195-201
        }
}
Dissecting aneurysm of the internal carotid artery, without preceding trauma, is a rare event. We have been unable to find a previous case report. One case of dissecting aneurysm of the internal carotid artery following head injury has been reported (Dratz and Woodhall, 1947), and two cases after carotid puncture for arteriography (Sirois, Lapointe, and Cote, 1954; de Grood, 1954) where the common carotid dissection extended into the internal carotid arteries. As an extension of a dissecting… CONTINUE READING

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