Raskind, Robert; Johnson, Neil; Hance, Darwood
October 1977
Angiology;Oct1977, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p671
Academic Journal
A carotid-cavernous fistula in pregnancy is not rare. Increasing pain and worsening of the proptosis made prompt operative intervention necessary. The fact that other known cerebrovascular lesions lend themselves to surgical attack without undue risk during this time prompted us to proceed with surgery. There was no adverse effect on the pregnancy, other than premature delivery. Both the mother and child are doing well 4 years after surgery.


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