Traumatic internal carotid artery dissection presenting as delayed hemilingual paresis

AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996 Jan;17(1):86-8.

Abstract

A case of internal carotid artery dissection presenting as delayed right hemilingual paresis after blunt craniocervical trauma is presented. Diagnosis is discussed with emphasis on MR and MR angiographic findings. Mechanisms of injury and lower cranial nerve palsy are also briefly discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / diagnosis*
  • Aneurysm, False / diagnosis*
  • Carotid Artery Injuries*
  • Carotid Artery, Internal / diagnostic imaging
  • Cerebral Angiography*
  • Dysarthria / diagnosis
  • Facial Paralysis / diagnosis*
  • Female
  • Head Injuries, Closed / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnosis*
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Tongue / innervation*