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Congenital internal carotid artery aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8300315     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital carotid aneurysms are frequently found in the intracranial arteries but rarely seen in extracranial part of the internal carotid artery. A case of a congenital internal carotid artery aneurysm at the skull base was treated in a 13-year-old female child. This case is being presented for its rarity and also to highlight the ease of exposing the upper end of the aneurysm via lateral skull base approach. Infratemporal fossa approach was adopted in this case. The carotid canal was drilled off and the upper end of the aneurysm in the intrapetrous part was mobilized and vascular clip applied before dissection of the aneurysm. Relevant literatures pertaining to this case are also reviewed.
P Hazarika; J S Sahota; D R Nayak; S George
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0165-5876     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  1993 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-07     Completed Date:  1994-03-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of E.N.T., Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Manipal, India.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Carotid Artery Diseases / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Carotid Artery, Internal

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