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Internal Carotid Aneurysm
I have a supraclinoid left internal carotid artery aneurysm? What is it and should I be worried thanks
Had aneurysm coiled right internal carotid. Now loud whooshing in right ear. Recent MRI with contrast showed all clear. Any idea what it can be?
Need to be evaluated: There are several possibilities, ranging from non-threatening (including dilated veins or changes in blood flow patterns) to serious conditions (including a dissection of the carotid artery, a dural arteriovenous fistula, or a narrowing of the carotid artery). You should have a thorough evaluation of your neck and brain vessels. ...Read more
Internal carotid artery dissection and exercise...My dissection has mostly healed (2mm aneurysm remains) over the last 20 months. What kind of exercise can I do and at what intensity?
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 doctor a call, and she what s/he says. You don't want to aggrevate the remaining 2 mm aneursym present. This is a great question, and glad you are exercising carefully! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cardiologist said Aneurysm External and Internal Carotid very rare in Neck and rare inside Sternal Head andJugular Notch No Ultrasound Needed ?True?
Carotid thoughts: I assume there are no symptoms. Aneurysms are rare but do occur. See: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0741521400498800 Why not instead worry about garden variety plaque/stenosis in a 49 yo and try for a screening carotid U/S? No harm in a screening U/S, but may not be so available in the UK. Would advise if a signif. history of smoking or family history of vascular disease. ...Read more
Was originally told I had a dissection of my internal carotid artery.... Now being told it is a pseudo aneurism..... What exactly is the difference?
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 forming a hematoma. A dissection is actual tearing of the layers of the carotid artery - in this case. In general terms, dissection tends to be more of a surgical issue. In both cases, treatment depends on the size, etiology of the condition. ...Read more
Recently I was told I may have an aneurysm 8×11mm just above my left carotid terminus. Is that in my head or in my neck ?
Head: carotid passes through neck into head and ends ('terminates') ...Read more
Quite thin person 149lbs could right pulsation in carotid with feeling but not hearing it while lying down be sign of aneurysm or is it normal pulse?
Subtle: The physical signs include a pulsatile neck mass. Otherwise, the findings are generally what you would expect from carotid disease in general. Since this a specific question, it soynds like you see something now. Follow up with your doctor for an examination and probably a carotid ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ones they can compress surrounding structures like cranial nerves , larynx ( causing hoarseness) or pharynx (causing trouble swallowing ). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the risk 1% correct of a brain bleed from a carotid aneurysm? Unsure now about surgery due 7% complication risk of a bleed during coiling.
See: Brainaneurysm.Com and taafonline.Org for more info.Get a more detailed answer ›
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