Endovascular Treatment of Carotid Pseudoaneurysm Bleeding Due to Parapharyngeal Abscess

Cicek M. T. , YILDIRIM İ. O. , GÜNDÜZ E.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.31, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Carotid artery pseudoaneurysm are a rare complication of deep neck infections, especially in the antibiotic era. Although it is rare, it may result in life-threatening conditions. Here, the authors present a case of pseudoaneurysm of the carotid artery caused by parapharyngeal abscess and causing massive oropharyngeal bleeding and treat with endovascular approach in a 40-year-old woman presenting with neck swelling and fever.