Dissection of the internal carotid artery following trauma of the soft palate in children.

@article{Pierrot2006DissectionOT,
  title={Dissection of the internal carotid artery following trauma of the soft palate in children.},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Pierrot and Daniele Bernardeschi and Marie-Paule Morrisseau-Durand and Yves Manach and V Couloigner},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={2006},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={323-9}
}
OBJECTIVES We undertook this report to underline the risks of lesions of the internal carotid artery after lateral oropharyngeal trauma in children and to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of this complication. METHODS We present 2 pediatric cases of carotid dissection following lateral soft palate trauma. RESULTS In 1 case, transient symptomatic… CONTINUE READING