Bilateral internal carotid artery occlusions resulting in near total acute brain infraction

Alexander Y. Zubkov, Bryan Klassen, Melinda S. Burnett, Alejandro Rabinstein

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Abstract

Introduction: Acute bilateral acute carotid arteries occlusion is a very rare condition. Summary: We describe a patient with initial right middle cerebral artery syndrome who developed coma and quadriplegia 1 h after thrombolysis with intravenous tPA and was found to have bilateral cervical internal carotid artery occlusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-249
Number of pages3
JournalNeurocritical Care
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

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Quadriplegia
Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction
Internal Carotid Artery
Coma
Carotid Arteries
Brain

Keywords

  • Bilateral carotid occlusion
  • Stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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Bilateral internal carotid artery occlusions resulting in near total acute brain infraction. / Zubkov, Alexander Y.; Klassen, Bryan; Burnett, Melinda S.; Rabinstein, Alejandro.

In: Neurocritical Care, Vol. 7, No. 3, 01.12.2007, p. 247-249.

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