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Delayed postmastoidectomy bleed from anterior tympanic artery and its management using endovascular microcoils.
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PMID:  21392852     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Bleeding during mastoidectomy usually occurs because of injury to the dura mater and/or sigmoid sinus, which, in most cases, can be controlled easily. The other important cause is damage to the internal carotid artery during its course in the middle ear. Bleeding from the external carotid artery or a branch of it is very rare and unknown. We hereby report an extremely rare and first case of delayed torrential bleeding after modified radical mastoidectomy, which was because of infective necrosis and subsequent blowout of the anterior tympanic branch of superficial temporal artery and its management using microcoils via an endovascular approach.
Authors:
Virad Kumar; Ravi Meher; Vijay Trehan; Amit Pal Singh; Aditi Chopra
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of otolaryngology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-818X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8000029     Medline TA:  Am J Otolaryngol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India.
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