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Vol 52, No 6 (2018)
Original research articles
Submitted: 2019-11-05
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Hypoglossal nerve palsy as an isolated syndrome of internal carotid artery dissection: A review of the literature and a case report

Martyna Mes, Piotr Palczewski, Piotr Szczudlik, Anna Łusakowska, Edyta Maj, Malgorzata Gawel
Pubmed: 30082078
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Neurol Neurochir Pol 2018;52(6):731-735.

open access

Vol 52, No 6 (2018)
Original research articles
Submitted: 2019-11-05
Accepted: 2019-11-05

Abstract

A review of literature on the dissection of internal carotid artery was presented with a
presentation of a rare case of patient with transient left hypoglossal nerve palsy caused by
mechanic compression from intramural hematoma in higher extracranial portion of dissected carotid artery confirmed in MRI and CT scans. The clinical presentation and management are discussed.

Abstract

A review of literature on the dissection of internal carotid artery was presented with a
presentation of a rare case of patient with transient left hypoglossal nerve palsy caused by
mechanic compression from intramural hematoma in higher extracranial portion of dissected carotid artery confirmed in MRI and CT scans. The clinical presentation and management are discussed.

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Keywords

Internal carotid artery dissection, Hypoglossal nerve palsy, Fibrillations

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Title

Hypoglossal nerve palsy as an isolated syndrome of internal carotid artery dissection: A review of the literature and a case report

Journal

Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska

Issue

Vol 52, No 6 (2018)

Pages

731-735

Pubmed

30082078

Bibliographic record

Neurol Neurochir Pol 2018;52(6):731-735.

Keywords

Internal carotid artery dissection
Hypoglossal nerve palsy
Fibrillations

Authors

Martyna Mes
Piotr Palczewski
Piotr Szczudlik
Anna Łusakowska
Edyta Maj
Malgorzata Gawel

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