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Dizziness during head flexion

    Author: Michele Anzidei, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Cardiovascular

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3.1 CT Findings
    3.2 CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    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.