The non-invasive search for the carotid-cavernous fistula: the added value of the 4D-CTA

The non-invasive search for the carotid-cavernous fistula: the added value of the 4D-CTA Neuroradiology (2017) 59:835–837 DOI 10.1007/s00234-017-1885-0 LETTER TO THE EDITOR The non-invasive search for the carotid-cavernous fistula: the added value of the 4D-CTA 1 1 2 Martinus J. van Amerongen & Sjoert A. H. Pegge & Mustapha El Kandoussi & 3 1 Hieronymus D. Boogaarts & Frederick J. A. Meijer Received: 7 July 2017 /Accepted: 11 July 2017 /Published online: 25 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Dear Editor-in-Chief, performed. There were no signs of infection in the clinical Caroticocavernous arteriovenous fistula (CCF) is a well- presentation or subsequent serologic analysis. known, often acquired, vascular malformation with an abrupt Initial differential diagnosis consisted of CCF and orbital clinical presentation which can progress rapidly, possibly en- pseudotumor. Graves ophtalmopathy or infection was also dangering the visual acuity of the patient. Adequate diagnostic considered, however was deemed less likely. imaging is crucial for early diagnosis and treatment planning Orbital MRI including MRA was performed, which dem- in CCF. onstrated contrast-enhanced swelling of the intra- and peri- The optimal imaging strategy can be debated for evaluating orbital tissues with surrounding fat infiltration (Fig. 1a). this vascular malformation. In the following case, both MR There were no signs of a CCF on the time-of-flight http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Neuroradiology 0028-3940 Springer Journals

The non-invasive search for the carotid-cavernous fistula: the added value of the 4D-CTA

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/the-non-invasive-search-for-the-carotid-cavernous-fistula-the-added-yU8fA5mbOg
Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Neuroradiology; Imaging / Radiology; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Neurosciences
ISSN
0028-3940
eISSN
1432-1920
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00234-017-1885-0
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial