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Pseudoaneurysm of the facial artery

  • R. G. Aiyer
  • Swati Mehta
  • Gaurav Kumar
  • Devang Gupta
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Abstract

Pseudoaneurysm of the facial artery has very characteristic clinical features and radiological findings and can be treated with successful catheter emholisation, thus decreasing the morbidity associated with surgical procedure. A rare case of pseudoaneurysm of the facial artery is presented here for clinical interest

Key words

Pseudoaneurysm embolisation facial artery 

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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Aiyer
    • 1
  • Swati Mehta
    • 1
  • Gaurav Kumar
    • 1
  • Devang Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ENT and Head and Neck and SurgeryGovernment Medical College and Sir Sayaji General HospitalGujarat

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