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Carotid fibromuscular dysplasia and paresis of lower cranial nerves (Collect-Sicard syndrome). Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7077387     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient suffered the acute onset of unilateral pareses of the ninth through 12th cranial nerves (Collet-Sicard syndrome). Ipsilateral retrograde jugular phlebography and carotid angiography revealed irregular aneurysmal changes of the internal carotid artery at the base of the skull, causing compression of the internal jugular vein below the jugular foramen. This finding is discussed in relation to the clinical symptoms and signs, and possible mechanisms are examined. Family history as well as the clinical and roentgenological findings were compatible with a diagnosis of fibromuscular dysplasia.
U Havelius; B Hindfelt; J Brismar; S Cronqvist
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1982 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-07-19     Completed Date:  1982-07-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  850-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / radiography
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / radiography*
Carotid Artery Diseases / radiography*
Carotid Artery, Internal / radiography
Cranial Nerve Diseases / radiography*
Fibromuscular Dysplasia / radiography*
Paralysis / radiography*

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