Carotid Artery, Internal, Dissection D020215

Related MeSH Hierarchy (7)

Diseases [C] » Nervous System Diseases [C10] » Trauma, Nervous System » Cerebrovascular Trauma » Carotid Artery Injuries » Carotid Artery, Internal, Dissection

Diseases [C] » Cardiovascular Diseases [C14] » Vascular Diseases » Aneurysm » Aneurysm, Dissecting » Carotid Artery, Internal, Dissection

Diseases [C] » Cardiovascular Diseases [C14] » Vascular Diseases » Cerebrovascular Disorders » Carotid Artery Diseases » Carotid Artery Injuries » Carotid Artery, Internal, Dissection

Diseases [C] » Cardiovascular Diseases [C14] » Vascular Diseases » Cerebrovascular Disorders » Cerebrovascular Trauma » Carotid Artery Injuries » Carotid Artery, Internal, Dissection

Diseases [C] » Wounds and Injuries [C26] » Trauma, Nervous System » Cerebrovascular Trauma » Carotid Artery Injuries » Carotid Artery, Internal, Dissection

Description

The splitting of the vessel wall in one or both (left and right) internal carotid arteries (CAROTID ARTERY, INTERNAL). Interstitial hemorrhage into the media of the vessel wall can lead to occlusion of the internal carotid artery and aneurysm formation.   MeSH

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