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Research & Reviews  200 results

Internal carotid artery dissection due to elongated styloid process.
BMJ Case Reports; Tanti M, Smith A et. al.

Sep 5th, 2021 - Internal carotid artery dissection due to elongated styloid process.|2021|Tanti M,Smith A,Warren DJ,Idrovo L,|

A near-fatal consequence of chiropractor massage: massive stroke from carotid arterial ...
BMJ Case Reports; Yap T, Feng L et. al.

Aug 8th, 2021 - A 35-year-old Chinese man with no risk factors for stroke presented with a 2-day history of expressive dysphasia and a 1-day history of right-sided weakness. The presentation was preceded by multiple sessions of neck, shoulder girdle and upper bac...

Traumatic internal carotid artery injuries: do we need a screening strategy? Literature...
Current Neuropharmacology; Maiese A, Frati P et. al.

Jul 14th, 2021 - Internal carotid artery dissection (ICAD) represents the cause of ictus cerebral in about 20% of all cases of cerebral infarction among the young adult population. ICAD could involve both the extracranial and intracranial internal carotid artery (...

Carotid artery dissection: a case of recurrence.
BMJ Case Reports; Srinivas P, Nwosu J et. al.

May 26th, 2021 - A 53-year-old healthy man with history of left internal carotid artery dissection in 2006 presented with right-sided facial pain with paraesthesia associated with taste and speech disturbances. A CT angiogram was done without further delay conside...

Dysphagia, dysphonia and a deviated tongue: diagnosing Collet-Sicard syndrome.
BMJ Case Reports; Evan J, Johansen M et. al.

May 23rd, 2021 - A healthy middle-aged man presents with symptoms of dysphagia and dysphonia following an upper respiratory infection, and is diagnosed and treated for complications of pharyngitis. He presents for evaluation at a tertiary care hospital after sympt...

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News  9 results

A 57-Year-Old Man With Hemiparesis After Coughing

Nov 27th, 2017 - The treatment of internal carotid artery dissection consists of anticoagulation with intravenous heparin followed by oral anticoagulation for 3-6 months.[13] However, no randomized controlled trials support such a therapeutic approach, and the val...

Internal Carotid Artery Dissection After Indirect Blunt Cervical Trauma in an Ice Hockey Goaltender

May 1st, 2017 - Conclusion We have reported the case of a 32-year-old professional hockey goaltender who presented with isolated, persistent, worsening headache of delayed onset after ICA dissection. The ICA dissection resulted from indirect trauma, with reaction.

Can a Hickey Really Cause a Stroke?

Sep 21st, 2016 - I'm Dr Robert Glatter, a member of Medscape's Emergency Medicine advisory board. I would like to make a comment about a recent news story. There are reports out of Mexico about a 17-year-old who died as a result of receiving a hickey. The exact na...

A Spontaneous Internal Carotid Artery Dissection Presenting With Headache and Miosis

Jul 5th, 2016 - In ICAD, a tear in the artery wall causes blood to enter the tunica media of the vessel, forming an intramural hematoma. 2,6 This may result in either stenosis of the lumen of the vessel from the enlarging hematoma or an outward aneurysmal dilatati.

Stroke Rounds: Mortality High After Early Stroke

Aug 5th, 2014 - Nearly one in six teens and adults who initially survive a stroke before age 50 die over the next decade, a Finnish study showed. The mortality rate of people who survived at least a month after having a stroke at age 15 to 49 was 15.7% over a mea...

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