Post-traumatic lethal carotid-cavernous fistula

Antonina Argo, Paolo Procaccianti, Stefania Zerbo, Giuseppe Bono, Raimondo Liotta

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The authors report about an unexpected death by traumatic lesion of the internal carotid artery in a 30-year-old man who had fallen two metres. The man suffered a fracture of the left maxillary sinus and a fracture of the right orbit with bilateral haemorrhage of the maxillary sinus. Surgical treatment was performed with favorable outcome. Clinically, there were no neurological symptoms but about 60 days after his accident, the man died from uncontrolled epistaxis. He was submitted to the autopsy that show a linear fracture in the left side of the turcic sella and lesion of the left internal carotid artery with carotid-cavernous fistula.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)266-268
Numero di pagine3
RivistaJournal of Forensic and Legal Medicine
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2008

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