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Peripheral vascular gunshot bullet embolus migration to the cerebral circulation. Report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2287385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bullet embolization to intracranial branches of the major cerebral arteries is a rare complication of gunshot wounds. A review of the literature on cerebral vascular bullet embolization from peripheral sources revealed a number of single case reports that included 12 cases involving the anterior cerebral circulation, and one which involved the posterior circulation. This communication details two additional subjects who were treated at our institution.
Authors:
M R Dadsetan; J R Jinkins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-26     Completed Date:  1991-03-26     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  516-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Carotid Artery, Internal*
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Arteries*
Foreign Bodies / radiography*
Foreign-Body Migration / radiography*
Humans
Male
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Wounds, Gunshot / complications*

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