Common carotid artery dissection diagnosed by ultrasonic image: report of a case.


Carotid artery dissection is not uncommon and usually starts at the internal carotid artery. It rarely begins in the common carotid artery. It may cause symptoms of cerebral vascular insufficiency such as stroke and transient ischemic attacks. The case reported here is a 38-year-old man with an acute onset of left hemiparesis 2 hours after drinking three… (More)


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