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Aneurism and Pseudoaneurism of Extracranial Arteries

  • Fridon Todua
  • Dudana Gachechiladze
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Abstract

Aneurism of extracranial arteries is quite a rare disease. Since 1977, totally 835 cases have been described in the world literature, out of which 116—in Chinese literature. Extracranial aneurisms occur in 0.8–1% of all aneurisms, while aneurisms of peripheral arteries—in 4% (Faggioli et al. 1996). They mostly involve bifurcation of CCA, ICA, and ECA or at same frequency—subclavian artery.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fridon Todua
    • 1
  • Dudana Gachechiladze
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNational Academy of Sciences of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, I. Javakhishili Tbilisi State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyProgramme of Caucasus UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  3. 3.Department of Ultrasound DiagnosticsNational Medical Academy of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical MedicineTbilisiGeorgia

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