Spontaneous dissection of the cervical internal carotid artery

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 1984;86(4):307-14. doi: 10.1016/0303-8467(84)90295-6.

Abstract

Five patients with spontaneous dissection of the cervical internal carotid artery (CICA) are reported. The different patterns of clinical and radiological presentation are described and the frequently benign outcome is underlined. The need for diagnostic angiography is emphasized.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / diagnostic imaging*
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Carotid Artery, Internal / diagnostic imaging
  • Carotid Artery, Internal / pathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Radiography
  • Radionuclide Imaging