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Post-traumatic facial artery aneurysm in a child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15533568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Significant facial soft tissue injury can result from trauma to the head and neck. The long-term sequelae of such injuries include vascular anomalies, which may present weeks or months following the initial injury. We report here a case of a post-traumatic facial artery aneurysm which developed in a pediatric patient three weeks following a penetrating facial injury during motor vehicle accident (MVA). Although post-traumatic aneurysm of the facial artery is rare, follow-up on head and neck trauma patients with respect to this type of complication is warranted.
Craig L Stewart; Raanan Cohen-Kerem; Bo-Yee Ngan; Vito Forte
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0165-5876     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-09     Completed Date:  2005-04-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1539-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Aneurysm / etiology*,  surgery
Child, Preschool
Face / pathology
Facial Injuries / complications*
Treatment Outcome

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