Iatrogenic carotid-cavernous fistula occurring after embolization of a cavernous sinus meningioma

J. D. Barr, J. M. Mathis, J. A. Horton

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Abstract

A carotid-cavernous fistula developed in a 62-year-old woman during an attempt at embolization of a skull base meningioma. The cause is thought to be perforation by the guide wire during catheterization of the meningohypophyseal trunk at the sharp bend at its origin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)483-485
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume16
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

Keywords

  • Catheters and catheterization, complications
  • Iatrogenic disease or disorder
  • Interventional neuroradiology, complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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