Carotid embolism

Surov, Alexey; Behrmann, Curd; Kornhuber, Malte
June 2007
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jun2007, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p564
Academic Journal
The article gives an account of the medical examinations of a 56-year-old woman with left-sided hemiparesis. Initial computer tomography scan exhibits signs of a frontal cortical ischaemia in the area of the prerolandic artery. The Duplex sonography shows a pulsating structure within the right internal carotid artery. In angiography, a polymorphic thrombus was seen in the internal carotid artery.


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