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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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
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007



  • Bilateral carotid occlusion
  • Stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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