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Complications of ENT infections: pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14722692     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ear, nose and throat infections are common, especially in children and young adults. Since the advent of antibiotics, complications from tonsillitis and pharyngeal abscess are rare, but potentially lethal. Vascular complications can be imaged with Doppler ultrasound and CT scan. The treatment of infectious vascular complications represents a significant challenge. We describe the case of a young girl presenting with a pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid and thrombosis of the internal jugular vein. Endovascular therapy was utilized to treat the patient.
Authors:
Bernard Brochu; Josée Dubois; Laurent Garel; Marie-Claude Quintal; Daniel Roy
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2004-01-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2004 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-15     Completed Date:  2004-09-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  417-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aneurysm, False / microbiology,  radiography*,  therapy,  ultrasonography*
Aneurysm, Infected / microbiology,  radiography*,  therapy,  ultrasonography*
Carotid Artery Diseases / microbiology,  radiography*,  therapy,  ultrasonography*
Carotid Artery, Internal*
Child
Female
Humans
Pharyngeal Diseases / complications*

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