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Spontaneous carotid dissection (MRA)

A 40-year-old gentleman presented with left-sided headaches, left stabbing eye pain and Horner syndrome. On imaging, a carotid dissection was detected. (Contributed by Dr. Gomez-Hassan.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cystic medial necrosis
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Fibromuscular dysplasia
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Hypertension
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Meningovascular syphilis
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Polyarteritis nodosa