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Congenital absence of the external carotid artery: atherosclerosis without a bifurcation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11877709     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a patient with congenital absence of the external carotid artery in whom we performed a carotid endarterectomy. The radiographic features and operative findings are presented. Four similar cases previously reported in the literature are reviewed. A comment on the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis at the carotid bulb in the absence of a bifurcation and a brief discussion on the possible embryologic explanation of this anomaly are discussed.
Authors:
Heron E Rodriguez; M Firdos Ziauddin; Francis J Podbielski; Joseph R Durham; Elizabeth T Clark
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-03-05     Completed Date:  2002-04-24     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  573-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Section of Vascular Surgery, Columbus Hospital/Catholic Health Partners, Chicago, IL 60657, USA. hr1970@pol.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Arteriosclerosis / complications,  diagnosis
Carotid Artery, External / abnormalities*
Carotid Stenosis / complications,  diagnosis
Endarterectomy, Carotid
Humans
Male
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex

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