Internal carotid artery obstruction derived from persistent arterial wall dissection associated with old trivial trauma.

@article{Akiyama2006InternalCA,
  title={Internal carotid artery obstruction derived from persistent arterial wall dissection associated with old trivial trauma.},
  author={Yasuhiko Akiyama and Masahito Tanaka and Junya Hayashi and Motoaki Fujimoto and Kei Harada and Ichiro Nakahara and Yoshinori Taniwaki},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2006},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={
          395-7
        }
}
A 59-year-old man presented with acute onset of visual loss in his right eye. He was treated under a diagnosis of retinal artery thrombosis. Ultrasonography revealed obstruction of the ipsilateral internal carotid artery (ICA). He had no risk factor for stroke and he denied any history of trauma. Follow-up ultrasonography obtained 6 months later showed spontaneous ICA recanalization. Cerebral angiography demonstrated an arterial wall flap suggesting ICA dissection at the craniocervical junction… CONTINUE READING
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