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Tongue necrosis as an unusual presentation of carotid artery stenosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21531525     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 57-year-old man with premature coronary artery disease presented to the emergency department with left facial pain, numbness, and tongue swelling. The patient was found to have significant tongue necrosis, and subsequent arteriography demonstrated carotid bifurcation stenosis with embolization to the left lingual artery. The patient was successfully treated with debridement of his tongue and left carotid endarterectomy.
Authors:
Paul M Bjordahl; Alex D Ammar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-04-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-05     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     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:  837-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, Wichita, KS 67214, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carotid Stenosis / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Debridement
Embolism / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Endarterectomy, Carotid
Humans
Ischemia / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Male
Middle Aged
Necrosis
Severity of Illness Index
Tongue / blood supply,  pathology*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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