Asymptomatic carotid artery occlusion from a gunshot


Recognition of a carotid artery injury after a gunshot neck wound can be difficult to make in the absence of physical signs. Currently, the usefulness of preoperative angiography in detecting penetrating neck trauma is controversial. We present a case of an angiography proven asymptomatic carotid artery occlusion after a gunshot. Indications for angiography… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00167316


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