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Mesh term Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula

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Arteriovenous Fistula
Carotid Artery Diseases
Carotid Artery Injuries

Description

An acquired or spontaneous abnormality in which there is communication between CAVERNOUS SINUS, a venous structure, and the CAROTID ARTERIES. It is often associated with HEAD TRAUMA, specifically basilar skull fractures (SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR). Clinical signs often include VISION DISORDERS and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION.



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