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Carotid Dissection

Lawrence C. Newman and Morris Levin

in Headache and Facial Pain

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Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195373875
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322800 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195373875.003.0006

Series: What Do I Do Now

Carotid Dissection

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Carotid dissection is a not uncommon cause of headache and neurological disturbance in young patients but is unfortunately often misdiagnosed. This chapter reviews the clinical features, diagnostic work-up, and treatment options for this condition.

Chapter.  897 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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