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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
30 years experience Neurology
Slow....: Because these benign tumors grow so slowly, you may have no symptoms if the tumor slowly sqeeuzes the vertebral artery off. There is the possibility ... Read More
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Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Vertebral artery sx: The typical presentation of vertebral artery dissection is a young person with severe occipital headache and posterior neck pain following a recent, r ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Marquart
40 years experience Neurosurgery
MRI positional : Yes. If the radiologist works with the MRI tech sets up the scan of your neck but many radiologists can look at the standard MRI images and determine ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Any injury to the brain can affect mood or personality. It may be temporary though. Also it is common to get depressed after a stroke and treatment f ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
29 years experience Family Medicine
Vascular Steal: When complications of vascular disease create neurologic symptoms, it's best to confer with a vascular surgeon and neurologist. In most instances, an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
24 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Vertebral artery: ...Dissection is a rare condition / trauma. Often there are just intimal tears (or disruptions on the inside layer of the vessel) and only seldomly is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Possible: Vertebral artery dissections due to neck trauma can occur after relatively violent incidents, such as whiplash type injuries. Symptoms related to such ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Vertebral artery: You may have one of the many issues that can arise when a artery pushes against the brain or Neurovascular contact. May contribute to high blood press ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Artery to the brain: The vertebral arteries are blood vessel which deliver blood into the brain from the back of the neck. They arise from the sublclavian arteries which ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Placed in both: I have experience in deploying stents in both carotid and vertebral arteries. Mostly these are treated with surgery but stenting is a viable option in ... Read More

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