Carotid stent thrombosis

Case contributed by Dr Maria Zakharkina

Presentation

Stroke after stenting of carotid stenosis

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

In Figure 1 we can see the initial staining of the stent and the absence of staining of the stent's distal part. Figure 2 shows the presence of blood flow in the external carotid artery and the absence of the internal carotid artery.

Case Discussion

This case shows a very rare complication after carotid stenting, the acute stent thrombosis.

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Case information

rID: 50029
Published: 18th Dec 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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