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Carotid-cavernous sinus fistula accompanying facial trauma. Report of a case with a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2406289     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of traumatic carotid-cavernous sinus fistula, an abnormal communication at the base of the skull between the internal carotid artery and the cavernous sinus, complicating fractures of the zygoma and mandible is described. Typical signs and symptoms appeared immediately after the injury resulting from a traffic accident. Angiography revealed a definite CCSF and a balloon embolization was performed with a good result. The importance of a multidisciplinary examination of the ophthalmic function and periorbital condition following trauma is emphasized, and interdepartmental cooperation helped to establish a rational diagnosis and obtain a good result.
Y Takenoshita; K Hasuo; T Matsushima; M Oka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1010-5182     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  1990 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-03-26     Completed Date:  1990-03-26     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8704309     Medline TA:  J Craniomaxillofac Surg     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-5     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Second Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology*,  therapy
Balloon Dilatation
Carotid Artery Diseases / etiology*,  therapy
Cavernous Sinus / surgery*
Embolization, Therapeutic
Mandibular Fractures / complications
Patient Care Team
Zygomatic Fractures / complications

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