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Odontogenic Pain as the Principal Presentation of Vertebral Artery Pseudoaneurysm; a Case Report

Marco Zenteno, Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda, Angel Lee, Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar
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Abstract

Dissection of the vertebral artery is an important but rare cause of cerebrovascular accidents. Here we report a 48-year-old man with toothache since 4 days before who presented to the emergency department with neck pain and final diagnosis of dissecting right vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm. To our knowledge, this maybe the first report of odontogenic pain as the first manifestation of vertebral artery pseudoaneurysm in the literatures.

Keywords

Vertebral artery dissection, toothache, stroke

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/emergency.v3i3.7291

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