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dissection

[də′sek·shən]
(geology)
Destruction of the continuity of the land surface by erosive cutting of valleys or ravines into a relatively even surface.
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Shackford, "Blunt carotid artery dissection: Incidence, associated injuries, screening and treatment," Journal of Trauma--Injury Infection and Critical Care, vol.
Carotid artery dissection: three cases and a review of the literature.
Bilateral internal carotid artery dissection due to elongated styloid processes and shaking dancing.
She had a mild abrasion consistent with a seat belt sign on the opposite side of the eventual carotid artery dissection. A few case reports note a correlation between a seat belt sign and CAD on ipsilateral side.
(2009) Bilateral internal carotid artery dissection presenting as isolated unilateral Horner syndrome.
Posttraumatic common carotid artery dissection. Stroke, 26(4), 705-706.
To the Editor: Internal carotid artery dissection (ICAD) is one of the main causes of stroke in young- and middle-aged adults with a current mortality rate of 40%.
The other main concern for a patient presenting with headache and quadriplegia is to rule out any vascular injury, such as vertebral or carotid artery dissection. Major cervicocephalic arterial dissections may present with only headaches and neck pain, (6) or with major symptoms of cerebral ischemia such as hemiplegia, visual loss, and cranial nerve palsies.
Association of internal carotid artery dissection and chiropractic manipulation.
A few months ago, I was diagnosed with a carotid artery dissection and had a stroke.
Endovascular repair of extracranial carotid artery dissection: current status and level of evidence.