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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with a spontaneous caroticocavernous fistula occluded by detachable balloon: case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  8880727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a caroticocavernous fistula (CCF) treated by an endovascular procedure in a young woman with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type IV, with severe bilateral carotid and vertebral artery dysplasia. The CCF, which appeared after minor trauma, was successfully occluded by a detachable balloon introduced into the venous side by an arterial approach. Six previously published cases are reviewed, five successfully treated. The difficulties and risks of the endovascular procedure due to the vascular changes, are emphasised. The possibility of the venous approach is discussed.
P Forlodou; A de Kersaint-Gilly; J Pizzanelli; M P Viarouge; E Auffray-Calvier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  1996 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-02-21     Completed Date:  1997-02-21     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  595-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Service de Neuroradiologie, Hôpital G&R Laënnec, Nantes, France.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Fistula / radiography,  therapy*
Balloon Dilatation / instrumentation*
Carotid Artery, Internal* / radiography
Cavernous Sinus* / radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome / therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation*

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