Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the facial artery: late complication and effects on local blood flow.

@article{RibeiroRibeiro2011TraumaticPO,
  title={Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the facial artery: late complication and effects on local blood flow.},
  author={Andr{\'e} Luis Ribeiro-Ribeiro and S{\'e}rgio de Melo Alves J{\'u}nior and Jo{\~a}o de Jesus Viana Pinheiro},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2011},
  volume={112 1},
  pages={e4-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Pseudoaneurysms are vascular injuries resulting from a rupture of the vessel walls with blood extravasation into perivascular tissues. Proper treatment is required to prevent rupture and intense bleeding. This article reports a case of pseudoaneurysm of the facial artery that evolved to a late complication, presenting dehiscence of suture and exposure of the wound and bleeding after the initial injury and also discusses the effects of vascular response from the involved vessels by… CONTINUE READING