Successful Onyx embolization of life threatening traumatic posterior jugal artery fistula following mandibular fracture

Anthony V. Maioriello, Douglas J. Stanley, Tang Ho, William W. Ashley

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Abstract

The mandible is one of the most frequently fractured bones of the face. However, vascular injuries associated with mandibular fractures are exceedingly rare. If they do occur, they usually involve branches of the internal maxillary artery. In this article, a unique case of delayed, life threatening oropharyngeal hemorrhage, secondary to traumatic fistula of the posterior jugal artery, is reported, that was successfully treated using a neuroendovascular Onyx embolization technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e15
JournalJournal of NeuroInterventional Surgery
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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