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Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis - Case 3

A 54 year-old man presented right sided headache and two brief spells of visual loss in the right eye.

Show the Critical Right Internal Carotid Stenosis                                             Show the Moderate Left Internal Carotid Stenosis

Angiogram of the right and left internal carotid arteries:  Note just distal to the carotid bifurcation, there is a critical stenosis of the right internal carotid artery. On the contralateral side, there is moderate stenosis and an irregular plaque. In this case, the right sided stenosis was the symptomatic side and required intervention.

Revised 04/25/06.
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