Delayed signs and symptoms after oropharyngeal trauma in a child

Tal Bar, Amram Zagury, Oded Nahlieli, Daniel London, Boris Yoffe, Haim Bibi

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Abstract

Injury to the oropharynx can be potentially life threatening. Innocent-looking injuries of the oropharynx may result in intravascular thrombosis of the internal carotid artery. The symptoms often appear some time after the initial injury. We present a case in which an apparently minor injury of the oropharynx developed into a life-threatening thrombus stretching from the internal carotid to the brain. Our patient underwent endarterectomy and thrombectomy. The case is presented with a review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-17
Number of pages3
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics
Volume94
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2002
Externally publishedYes

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