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

Published

2023-04-05

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56692/upjo.2023110106

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Authors

  • Shikha Bassi Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Vidhya Natarajan Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

One of the most common cause of stroke in young adults is internal carotid artery dissection.1 Patient with carotid artery dissection often present with a partial Horner’s syndrome and have a high prevalence of fibromuscular dysplasia.2 Patients with dissection-related carotid artery occlusion have a significantly increased risk of suffering a disabling stroke.2 t is important to diagnose dissection as anticoagulation can prevent carotid thrombosis and embolism

How to Cite

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Bassi S, Natarajan V. Focal Dissection of Internal Carotid Artery Presenting as Horner’s Syndrome: A Case Report. UPJO [Internet]. 2023 Apr. 5 [cited 2024 Apr. 25];11(01):26-7. Available from: https://upjo.org/index.php/upjo/article/view/206

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