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Pseudoaneurysm of the common carotid artery due to ongoing trauma from the hyoid bone.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17210407     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a left common carotid artery pseudoaneurysm in a 47-year-old bricklayer with no prior surgical procedures or acute neck injury. At operation, the pseudoaneurysm was found to be related to ongoing injury to the carotid artery from the tip of the hyoid bone. The most likely explanation for this was that the patient's job required that he carry cement panniers weighing about 15 kg on his left shoulder and that these panniers repeatedly compressed the left side of his neck, thus forcing the carotid against the hyoid.
Authors:
Claus G Schneider; Helmut Kortmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0741-5214     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-09     Completed Date:  2007-02-08     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of General, Thoracic and Viceral Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. cschneid@uke.uni-hamburg.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Angiography
Angioplasty / methods*
Carotid Artery, Common*
Diagnosis, Differential
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Hyoid Bone / injuries*,  radiography
Male
Middle Aged
Neck Injuries / complications*,  radiography

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