PMID: 11417613Jun 22, 2001Paper

Internal carotid artery thrombus: an underdiagnosed source of brain emboli in neonates?

Journal of Child Neurology
I AlfonsoK Yelin


We report a full-term neonate with a left middle cerebral artery infarct, narrowing of the internal carotid artery detected by magnetic resonance angiography and B-mode ultrasonography, and a large thrombus at the origin of the internal carotid artery detected by B-mode ultrasonography. Internal carotid arterial thrombus is seldom considered the source of middle cerebral arterial embolus in neonates. We suggest that B-mode ultrasonography of the carotid artery be included in the diagnostic evaluation of middle cerebral artery infarcts in neonates.


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