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Blunt trauma to the carotid artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3052399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Non-penetrating trauma to the internal carotid artery presenting as an immediate or delayed neurological deficit is an uncommon clinical entity. It has a high reported morbidity and mortality. Three cases are presented with long-term clinical and radiological follow-up. The mechanisms of injury, clinical features and possible treatment modalities are discussed.
A A McNab; G C Fabinyi; P Y Milne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0004-8682     ISO Abbreviation:  Aust N Z J Surg     Publication Date:  1988 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-11-03     Completed Date:  1988-11-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373115     Medline TA:  Aust N Z J Surg     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  651-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Carotid Artery Injuries*
Carotid Artery, Internal / radiography
Follow-Up Studies
Hemiplegia / complications*,  therapy
Subtraction Technique
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*,  radiography

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