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Acute carotid-cavernous fistula with retained knife blade after transorbital stab wound

Authors
Journal
Surgical Neurology
0090-3019
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
24
Issue
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0090-3019(85)90273-3
Keywords
  • Penetrating Injury
  • Carotid-Cavernous Fistula
  • Intracranial Stab Wounds
  • Angiography
  • Cavernous Sinus

Abstract

Abstract A patient who sustained an acute carotid-cavernous fistula due to a stab wound is presented. The management problems related to acute intracranial-penetrating injuries are discussed, with particular reference to vascular injury.

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