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Conditions That May Precede a Dissection of a Carotid or Vertebral Artery

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

A patient with a dissection of the carotid or vertebral artery will often have a condition or event that preceded the dissection. Often the cause of a "spontaneous" dissection can be found if a careful history is taken.

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