J Korean Neurosurg Soc.  2005 Jun;37(6):449-452.

Delayed Hemorrhagic Manifestation of Blunt Carotid Artery Injury

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, Cheongju, Korea. ksm@chungbuk.ac.kr

Abstract

Blunt carotid artery injury is uncommon, yet not rare. However, it is often underdiagnosed because of inconsistent early symptoms or masking by the presence of coexisting brain and spinal injuries. The delay between the accident and the onset of cerebral ischemic symptoms is variable and has been reported to range from minutes to ten years. However, to our knowledge, there has been no report on a case presented with delayed intracerebral hemorrhage 25months after blunt carotid artery injury. We report on a case with discussion of supporting evidence and possible mechanisms.

Keyword

Blunt trauma; Carotid injury; Delayed intracerebral hemorrhage

MeSH Terms

Brain
Carotid Arteries*
Carotid Artery Injuries*
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Masks
Spinal Injuries
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