Focal Dissection of Internal Carotid Artery Presenting as Horner's Syndrome : A Case Report

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2022-08-27

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  • Shikha Bassi DO,DNB, FRCS, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
  • Vidhya Natarajan DNB, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India

Abstract

One of the most common cause of stroke in young adults is internal carotid artery 1 dissection. Patients with carotid artery dissection often p r e s e n t w i t h a p a r t i a l Horner's syndrome and have a h i g h p r e v a l e n c e o f 2 fibromuscular dysplasia. Patients with dissectionrelated carotid artery occlusion have a significantly 2 increased risk of suffering a disabling stroke. It is important to diagnose dissection as anticoagulation 3 can prevent carotid thrombosis and embolism

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Bassi S, Natarajan V. Focal Dissection of Internal Carotid Artery Presenting as Horner’s Syndrome : A Case Report. UPJO [Internet]. 2022 Aug. 27 [cited 2024 May 22];9(02):28-30. Available from: https://upjo.org/index.php/upjo/article/view/157

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