Carotid artery aneurysm (cervical)

Carotid artery aneurysm (cervical) is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Trauma
  • Healing carotid dissection
  • Mycotic, e.g., staphylococcal, E. coli, tuberculous
  • Vasculitis, e.g., Behçet's syndrome, Takayasu's arteritis
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia
  • Segmental arterial mediolysis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014