Dissections of cervical and cerebral arteries

Neurol Clin. 1983 Feb;1(1):155-82.

Abstract

Dissections have been reported with increasing frequency in recent years. The authors discuss dissection of extracranial carotid, intracranial cerebral, and vertebrobasilar arteries and consider differences in clinical features and in pathophysiologic and therapeutic considerations.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / diagnosis*
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / diagnostic imaging
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / etiology
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / pathology
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / therapy
  • Basilar Artery
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / etiology
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / pathology
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / therapy
  • Carotid Artery Injuries
  • Cerebral Arteries / injuries
  • Child
  • Female
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia / complications
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnosis*
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnostic imaging
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / etiology
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / pathology
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / therapy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Radiography
  • Vertebral Artery