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Arteriovenous fistula involving the inferior petroclival vein.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21273744     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 68-year-old man presented with an extremely rare extracranial arteriovenous fistula (AVF) involving the inferior petroclival vein (IPCV) with retrograde venous drainage into an ophthalmic vein through the anterior condylar confluence and inferior petrosal sinus manifesting as ocular symptoms. The AVF was successfully treated by selective transvenous embolization with platinum coils. AVF involving the IPCV should be recognized as a possible extracranial lesion manifesting as clinical symptoms similar to cavernous sinus dural AVF.
Authors:
Yasushi Sugiura; Shigeru Nishizawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia medico-chirurgica     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-8029     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400775     Medline TA:  Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo)     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Endovascular Neurosurgery, Seirei Mikatahara Hospital.
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