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Title: Superficial Temporal Artery Pseudoaneurysm: A Conservative Approach in a Critically Ill Patient

Abstract

A 71-year-old man affected by cardio- and cerebrovascular disease experienced an accidental fall and trauma to the fronto-temporal area of the head. A few weeks later a growing mass appeared on his scalp. A diagnosis of superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm was made following CT and color Doppler ultrasound. His clinical condition favoured a conservative approach by ultrasound-guided compression and subsequent surgical resection. A conservative approach should be considered the treatment of choice in critically ill patients affected by superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2];  [3];  [2];  [1]
  1. University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Department of Radiology, Interdisciplinary Center for Biomedical Research (Italy)
  2. University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Department of Surgery, Interdisciplinary Center for Biomedical Research (Italy)
  3. University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Department of Cardiology, Interdisciplinary Center for Biomedical Research (Italy)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21091037
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 30; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1007/s00270-005-0307-6; Copyright (c) 2007 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.; www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ARTERIES; COMPRESSION; DIAGNOSIS; HEAD; INJURIES; PATIENTS; SURGERY

Citation Formats

Grasso, Rosario Francesco, E-mail: r.grasso@unicampus.it, Quattrocchi, Carlo Cosimo, Crucitti, Pierfilippo, Carboni, Giampiero, Coppola, Roberto, and Zobel, Bruno Beomonte. Superficial Temporal Artery Pseudoaneurysm: A Conservative Approach in a Critically Ill Patient. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1007/S00270-005-0307-6.
Grasso, Rosario Francesco, E-mail: r.grasso@unicampus.it, Quattrocchi, Carlo Cosimo, Crucitti, Pierfilippo, Carboni, Giampiero, Coppola, Roberto, & Zobel, Bruno Beomonte. Superficial Temporal Artery Pseudoaneurysm: A Conservative Approach in a Critically Ill Patient. United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-005-0307-6.
Grasso, Rosario Francesco, E-mail: r.grasso@unicampus.it, Quattrocchi, Carlo Cosimo, Crucitti, Pierfilippo, Carboni, Giampiero, Coppola, Roberto, and Zobel, Bruno Beomonte. Sun . "Superficial Temporal Artery Pseudoaneurysm: A Conservative Approach in a Critically Ill Patient". United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-005-0307-6.
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title = {Superficial Temporal Artery Pseudoaneurysm: A Conservative Approach in a Critically Ill Patient},
author = {Grasso, Rosario Francesco, E-mail: r.grasso@unicampus.it and Quattrocchi, Carlo Cosimo and Crucitti, Pierfilippo and Carboni, Giampiero and Coppola, Roberto and Zobel, Bruno Beomonte},
abstractNote = {A 71-year-old man affected by cardio- and cerebrovascular disease experienced an accidental fall and trauma to the fronto-temporal area of the head. A few weeks later a growing mass appeared on his scalp. A diagnosis of superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm was made following CT and color Doppler ultrasound. His clinical condition favoured a conservative approach by ultrasound-guided compression and subsequent surgical resection. A conservative approach should be considered the treatment of choice in critically ill patients affected by superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm.},
doi = {10.1007/S00270-005-0307-6},
journal = {Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology},
number = 2,
volume = 30,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Sun Apr 15 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}
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