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Acta Neurologica Belgica

, Volume 114, Issue 1, pp 65–66 | Cite as

Ultrasound in free-floating thrombus of the carotid artery: the best diagnostic tool to detect this under estimated condition?

  • Nicola MorelliEmail author
  • Eugenia Rota
  • Marco Spallazzi
  • Lucia Mazza
  • Emanuele Michieletti
  • Donata Guidetti
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Keywords

Carotid Artery Compute Tomography Angiography Enoxaparin Duplex Ultrasound Cyclical Motion 
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Notes

Conflict of interest

None.

Supplementary material

Supplementary material 1 (AVI 8375 kb)

References

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    Bhatti AF, Leon LR Jr, Labropoulos N et al (2007) Free-floating thrombus of the carotid artery: literature review and case reports. J Vasc Surg 45(1):199–205PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Cho YP, Kwon TW, Kim GE (2002) Sonographic appearance of a free-floating atheromatous plaque in a patient with acute stroke. J Clin Ultrasound 30(5):317–321PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Terwecoren A, Steen E, Benoit D et al (2009) Ischemic stroke and hyperhomocysteinemia: truth or myth? Acta Neurol Belg 109(3):181–188PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Belgian Neurological Society 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Morelli
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Eugenia Rota
    • 1
  • Marco Spallazzi
    • 2
  • Lucia Mazza
    • 1
  • Emanuele Michieletti
    • 3
  • Donata Guidetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurology UnitGuglielmo da Saliceto HospitalPiacenzaItaly
  2. 2.Neurology UnitParma UniversityParmaItaly
  3. 3.Radiology UnitGuglielmo da Saliceto HospitalPiacenzaItaly

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