Traumatic basilar artery dissection in a child: Need for anticoagulation?

G. Schols, T. Van Havenbergh, P. M. Parizel, F. Delrue, B. Ceulemans, P. G. Jorens

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Dissection of a cerebral blood vessel is a rare complication of acute neurotrauma with a high incidence of morbidity and mortality. We report on a case of a pediatric patient with severe neurological symptoms in whom angiography showed evidence of a basilar artery dissection. The patient was heparinized and recovered uneventfully.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-330
Number of pages3
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes


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