The Coroner said he died from a "traumatic carotid dissection
following a kick by a cow".
I do not have specific experience with an athlete with a carotid dissection
that is lucky enough to return to running.
Stringaris et al reported 12 cases of carotid dissection
in which MRI with MRA was superior to conventional angiography (Stringaris et al.
aneurysm, carotid dissection
, carotid-cavernous fistula), and other conditions, like microvascular infarcts secondary to diabetes.
The acute complications include embolization of air or plaque, intimal tears and carotid dissection
Some patients can have retinal or cerebral ischemia during the first two weeks following carotid dissection
, if antithrombotic treatment is not initiated.
Stroke prevention and treatment in patients with spontaneous carotid dissection
In addition to plaque, carotid lesions also can be caused by arteritis, carotid dissection
, fibromuscular dysplasia, radiation and vasospasm.
There were three laryngeal, two hyoid bone and three cervical spine injuries and one carotid dissection
The volume begins with an elaboration of an animal model of carotid dissection
, which is followed by discussions of epidemiology, current knowledge, and hypotheses about possible mechanisms of spontaneous and traumatic cervical artery dissection.
There was one report from Canada of a man who had a carotid dissection
2) Not surprisingly, carotid dissection
has been associated with many sources of nonpenetrating neck trauma, including strangling, seatbelts, whiplash, horse hoof, (3) and softballs.