Urgent treatment of spontaneous carotid artery pseudoaneurysm with covered stent graft: A case report

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Akgül E., Alptekin Erkul G. S., Erkul S., Vural A. H.

Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery, vol.28, no.2, pp.117-119, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.9739/tjvs.2019.141
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-119
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: Yes



Pseudoaneurysms usually occur due to blunt trauma to the atherosclerotic vessels. The main pathophysiology is the disruption of the vessel wall and subsequent collection of the blood under adventitia and surrounding tissues. The localization of the lesion is determinant for the severity of the clinical presentation. Herein, we present a 64-year-old male case in whom Doppler ultrasound revealed a carotid artery pseudoaneurysm treated with endovascular method using a covered stent graft.

Keywords: Carotid artery pseudoaneurysm; covered stent graft; endovascular treatment.