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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Many times the carotid dissection cures/heals itself without residual symptoms. As the dissection heals and scars, it "cures" itself. When it occurs ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Uncommon: A dissection is a separation of the inner layer of an artery from the outer layer. The risk aside from direct obstruction is that the internal blood ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Chen
21 years experience Neurology
Arterial tear: An uncommon cause of stroke, but among younger patients, it is one of the most common. Sometimes spontaneously, sometimes after an activity that invo ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Depends: If dissection causes a "flap " to obstruct flow usually get a TIA or a stroke. If not it maybe aymptomatic.

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