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Percutaneous puncture and pre-operative cyanoacrylate obliteration of a traumatic false aneurysm of an angular artery branch.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14512337     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of traumatic false aneurysm developed in the right glabella in a 5-year-old boy 3 weeks after an innocuous fall. Ultrasound, CT and facial arteriography did not reveal the feeding artery. After direct puncture of the glabellar bulge and rapid aspiration of blood, percutaneous contrast agent infusion revealed that the false aneurysm was supplied by the contralateral angular artery. Intralesional obliteration with cyanoacrylate was subsequently performed smoothly. Succeeding excision was easy and the cosmetic outcome was excellent.
F Huang; Y-L Kuo; S-F Ko; S-H Ng; C-C Lui; S-F Jeng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0007-1285     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2003 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-09-26     Completed Date:  2003-11-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  746-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Departments of Plastic Surgery and Radiology, Chang Gung University, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 123, Ta-Pei Road, Niao-Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung Hsien 833, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Accidental Falls
Aneurysm, False / radiography,  therapy*,  ultrasonography
Child, Preschool
Craniocerebral Trauma / complications*
Cyanoacrylates / therapeutic use*
Embolization, Therapeutic / methods*
Preoperative Care / methods
Tissue Adhesives / therapeutic use*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cyanoacrylates; 0/Tissue Adhesives
Comment In:
Br J Anaesth. 2003 Dec;91(6):923; author reply 923   [PMID:  14677531 ]

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