Embolic stroke from common carotid pseudo-aneurysm
Clinical images: A 52 year old man presented with signs of a stroke in the territory of the right middle cerebral artery. He was also found to have a large pulsatile mass at the base of his neck on the right side. Subsequent clinical imaging revealed a pseudoaneurysm (false aneurysm) of the right common carotid artery.
Anand Odhav Naranbhai, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine
Andrew Michowicz, (Senior Author)
Stroke; Psuedoanuerysm; Emboli
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South African Medical Journal 2012;102(2):74.
Date submitted: 2011-11-20
Date published: 2012-01-27
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