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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Crönlein, Moritz; Sandmann, Gunther H; Beirer, Marc; Wunderlich, Silke; Biberthaler, Peter; Huber-Wagner, Stefan 
Title:
Traumatic bilateral carotid artery dissection following severe blunt trauma: a case report on the difficulties in diagnosis and therapy of an often overlooked life-threatening injury. 
Abstract:
Traumatic carotid artery dissections are very rare, often overlooked and life-threatening injuries. Diagnosis and treatment are difficult especially in multiple injured patients.We report on a 28-year-old female major trauma patient (injury severity score, ISS 50) who was involved in a motor vehicle accident. She was primarily transferred to a level II trauma center. After initial assessment and operative management, an anisocoria was diagnosed on the intensive care unit. Subsequent CT angiograp...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Med Res 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
20 
Pages contribution:
62 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0949-2321 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Unfallchirurgie; Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik