Spontaneous Subclavian Artery Dissection Causing Ischemia of the Medulla Oblongata and Cerebellum.

@article{Nagino2017SpontaneousSA,
  title={Spontaneous Subclavian Artery Dissection Causing Ischemia of the Medulla Oblongata and Cerebellum.},
  author={Naoto Nagino and Hiraku Funakoshi and Takashi Shiga and Kuniyasu Saigusa},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={
          e77-e80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Spontaneous subclavian artery dissection is a rare etiology. Spontaneous artery dissection causing brain ischemia is rare in all ischemic strokes. However, in young to middle-aged patients with brain ischemia, spontaneous carotid or vertebral artery dissection causing ischemic stroke accounts for 10-25%. CASE REPORT A 58-year-old man with a history of hypertension presented to the Emergency Department with a sudden onset of left-arm paresthesia and numbness followed by symptoms of… CONTINUE READING