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I need a straight answer. What is carotid cavernous fistula?

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Dr. Linda Harris
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Abnormal connection

This is an abnormal connection within the skull between the internal carotid artery, a branch supplying the brain, and the surrounding veins.
It can cause pain, eye bulging and visual loss if not treated. This should be evaluated by a neurosurgeon.

In brief: Abnormal connection

This is an abnormal connection within the skull between the internal carotid artery, a branch supplying the brain, and the surrounding veins.
It can cause pain, eye bulging and visual loss if not treated. This should be evaluated by a neurosurgeon.
Dr. Linda Harris
Dr. Linda Harris
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