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Cervical Arterial Dissection And Ischemic Stroke In Children: Two Cases.
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PMID:  23278682     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Cervical arterial dissection (CAD) is an important cause of childhood arterial ischemic stroke (1). Dissection occurs following a vessel wall tear or rupture of the vasa vasorum with formation of an intramural hematoma. Secondary thromboembolism in the vessel territory can cause an ischemic stroke. Dissections may be traumatic or spontaneous. Trauma ranges from severe (direct neck trauma, rapid deceleration or hyperflexion), to trivial (vomiting or coughing). ©2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica ©2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Authors:
Manuela Agostini; Maria Maddalena Lupica; Michael Mostert; Nicola Deluca; Luca Cordero di Montezemolo
Publication Detail:
Type:  LETTER     Date:  2012-12-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1651-2227     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
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Created Date:  2013-1-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2012 The Author(s)/Acta Paediatrica ©2012 Foundation Acta Paediatrica.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Regina Margherita Children's Hospital, University of Turin, Italy.
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