Tuberculous aneurysm of extracranial carotid artery.


Incidence of extracranial carotid aneurysm is rare and represents a challenge to treatment strategy. Two patients presented to us a couple of years apart with pulsatile neck swellings. We propose that the extracranial carotid artery pseudoaneurysm was as a result of direct extension from tuberculous lymphadenitis and discuss the management of these patients… (More)


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@article{Stephen2008TuberculousAO, title={Tuberculous aneurysm of extracranial carotid artery.}, author={Edwin Stephen and Rupa Sridhar and Neha Rajesh Pradhan and Sheela V Thomas and Rajeev L. Narayan and S Agarwal}, journal={European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery}, year={2008}, volume={35 1}, pages={9-10} }