A systemic review of the risk factors for cervical artery dissection.

@article{Grau2005ASR,
  title={A systemic review of the risk factors for cervical artery dissection.},
  author={Armin J{\"u}rgen Grau and Florian Buggle},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={2340; author reply 2340}
}
To the Editor: We read with interest the review by Rubinstein et al1 on risk factors for cervical artery dissection. In a case-control study, we had analyzed the role of recent infection on cervical artery dissection.2 This study was referenced by the authors; however, our main findings were not correctly cited by the authors. In univariate analyses, recent infection and high-social status were significantly more common, and smoking was significantly less common in patients with cervical artery… CONTINUE READING