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Right internal carotid artery aneurysm

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 44 years experience
TIA;s: Prominent neck pulsations and transient paralysis.
Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 41 years experience
Subtle: The physical signs include a pulsatile neck mass. Otherwise, the findings are generally what you would expect from carotid disease in general. Since t... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
Surgery - Vascular 50 years experience
Few: Abnormal pulsation in the neck, prominent visible structure in the neck, otherwise these aneurysms produce no symptoms. Rarely tia's or stroke sx ar... Read More
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Mass or stroke: Most often present as pulsatile mass in the neck usually painless. They can embolize or thrombose, which is rare, causing stroke . In cases of large o... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Not enough info: What was the cause of your carotid disease? Do you have generalized atherosclerosis? Was your dissection idiopathic? Do you have arteritis? How was it... Read More
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Ask UR cardiologist: Whoever is following you medically needs to be involved in this discussion, as their recommendations is what you'll need to follow closely. Give your ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Salazar
Cardiac Electrophysiology 18 years experience
See below: An pseudoaneurysm is when there is a breach in the blood vessel (usually due to injury), but the bleeding gets trapped by the surrounding tissue formi... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Be seen: Any trauma? Most frequently something on top of the carotid. Rare aneurysms. Occasional twist or kink in older persons mri would have spotted an a... Read More
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Dr. Francis Kempf
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Depends on degree: An mra can show a area of mild to severe narrowing. Usually this means that there is focal atherosclerosis of the vessel. The consequence of the n... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jahan Zeb
25 years experience
Peak velocity: Sometimes what is being recorded is not the velocity in the internal carotid but an adjacent artery such as external carotid . This could also be rel... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Potentially: A saccular aneurysm can be dangerous. Size is an important factor. You should talk to a neurosurgeon.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Skudder
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Is cause clear?: I presume this is based on ultrasound testing. How high is elevated sys/dis? What cause was seen? While plaque is not trauma related, other causes can... Read More