Vascular compression from goiter as an unusual cause of cerebrovascular accident

  • Silvestri R. 
  • Domenico P. De 
  • Raffaele M. 
  • Lombardo N. 
  • Casella C. 
  • Gugliotta M. A. 
  • Meduri M. 
Case Reports

Abstract

The unusual case of a patient with goiter and left faciobrachiocrural paresis due to right temporoparietal infarction is reported. Cerebral angioscintigram and arteriography showed a brachiocephalic and right subclavian stenosis secondary to compression by an extended thyroid nodule.

Key-Words

Goiter vascular compression 

Sommario

Viene descritto un caso di emiparesi faciobrachiocrurale secondaria ad un evento ischemico a carico della regione temporoparietale destra in una paziente portatrice di gozzo retrosternale. Lo studio angioscintigrafico ed angiografico hanno messo in evidenza una stenosi del tronco brachiocefalico e della succlavia di destra dovuta a compressione da parte della neoformazione tiroidea.

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Copyright information

© Masson Italia Periodici 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvestri R. 
    • 1
  • Domenico P. De 
    • 2
  • Raffaele M. 
    • 1
  • Lombardo N. 
    • 1
  • Casella C. 
    • 1
  • Gugliotta M. A. 
    • 1
  • Meduri M. 
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica Neurologica IUniversità di MessinaContesse (Messina)
  2. 2.Ospedale PsichiatricoUSSL. 41Messina

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