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My brother has carotid artery dissection. Is that something important?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

This is typically a self limited event that is triggered by hypertension or an injury to the neck.
He should be followed by a vascular surgeon that will be able to guide him through the treatment options. He will likely only need ultrasound follow up for this along with blood pressure control.

In brief: Yes

This is typically a self limited event that is triggered by hypertension or an injury to the neck.
He should be followed by a vascular surgeon that will be able to guide him through the treatment options. He will likely only need ultrasound follow up for this along with blood pressure control.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Need to follow treatment recommendations of his doctor closely so dissection can heal without causing a stroke.

In brief: Yes

Need to follow treatment recommendations of his doctor closely so dissection can heal without causing a stroke.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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