Cerebrovascular insufficiency secondary to extrinsic compression of the internal carotid artery by a fibrous band. Case report

E. Pozzati, M. T. Nasi, G. Vergoni, G. Staffa, G. Gaist

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Abstract

We describe the case of a woman with positional transient ischemic attacks related to extrinsic compression of the internal carotid artery by a taut fibrous band between the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the carotid sheath.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)605-607
Number of pages3
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Volume7
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1986

Keywords

  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • cerebral angiography
  • internal carotid artery
  • sternocleidomastoid muscle
  • transient ischemic attacks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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