Body Region: Cardiovascular
Author: Michele Anzidei, Rome, Italy
1. Patient presentation
- A 74-year-old man presented with neck pain and dizziness during head flexion. These symptoms had been present for years but had worsened in recent months.
- Doppler ultrasonography of the epi-aortic vessels suggested occlusion of the left internal carotid artery.
- CT angiography of the neck was performed for further evaluation.