Pearls and oy-sters: carotid dissection with normal arterial lumen.
Neurology. 2013 Mar 12;80(11):e115-7
Authors: Pongmoragot J, Bharatha A, Saposnik G
Clinical presentation of carotid artery dissection (CAD) is variable, including acute or subacute headache, cervical pain, or focal neurologic deficit that occurs spontaneously, after a high-speed neck manipulation, or trauma. Isolated lower cranial nerve palsy in carotid dissection is uncommon.
PMID: 23479470 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]