Symptomatic carotid lesions in young adults

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7017.1436a (Published 25 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1436
  1. Ajith Goonetilleke
  1. Registrar in neurology North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester M8 6RB

    EDITOR,--In their paper on symptomatic stenoses of the internal carotid artery in young adults (aged 15-44) Antonio Carolei and colleagues conclude that the prognosis was apparently benign in a subgroup with complete occlusions.1 Several factors need to be considered.

    Firstly, although carotid angiography was performed in 73% …

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