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The pericarotid syndrome

A combination of hemicrania, Horner's syndrome, and internal carotid artery wall lesion

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The clinical and angiographic features are described of two patients with oculosympathetic paresis and ipsilateral facial pain. Angiography depicted a lesion in the wall of the cervical part of the extracranial portion of the internal carotid artery. Attention is drawn to the combination of these symptoms as the pericarotid syndrome.

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Gelmers, H.J. The pericarotid syndrome. Acta neurochir 57, 37–42 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01665111

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Carotid Artery
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Internal Carotid Artery
  • Internal Carotid