Traumatic Occlusion of the Internal Carotid Artery in a Child
Restored Circulation by Means of Thrombectomy
Arteriographically verified traumatic thrombosis of the internal carotid artery in the neck of a boy 2 years and 10 months old was treated by thrombectomy. A preoperative right hemiparesis subsided within 5 days after the operation. Postoperative arteriography proved restored circulation.
- © 1963 American Heart Association, Inc.