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Traumatic vertebral artery dissection

Case contributed by: Dr Roberto Schubert


Right neck pain and dizziness after being turned over by a huge wave on a summer holiday by the seaside.

Patient Data:

Age: 25
Gender: Female
Race: Caucasian
Modality: MRI

Extensive mural haematoma of the right VA with multi-segmental narrowing of the vessel lumen.

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