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Stent-graft repair of a large cervical internal carotid artery pseudoaneurysm causing dysphagia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18797966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pseudoaneurysms of the cervical internal carotid artery (ICA) are rare and most frequently result from trauma, infection, or sometimes spontaneously. They have the potential to cause life-threatening hemorrhage; thus, their immediate management is necessary. Endovascular treatment by stent graft placement in the affected artery appears to be a safe and effective treatment option. We present a case of a child who presented with neck swelling and dysphagia caused by a ruptured cervical ICA pseudoaneurysm which was managed by stent graft placement.
Authors:
Vivek Gupta; Khandelwal Niranjan; Lokesh Rawat; A K Gupta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2008-09-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1432-086X     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:  2009 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-15     Completed Date:  2009-08-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  558-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Aneurysm, False / complications*,  radiography,  therapy*
Angiography
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / methods*
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications*,  radiography,  therapy*
Carotid Artery, Internal*
Deglutition Disorders / etiology*
Humans
Male
Stents*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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