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Blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI) has become increasingly recognized in the pediatric population as a serious injury with potentially devastating consequences. However, very little data about these injuries exist in the pediatric population. BCVIs include carotid or vertebral artery dissection and possible pseudoaneurysm formation which may lead to bleeding, stroke or significant neurological deficits - especially with delay in diagnosis and treatment [1]. The challenge to the clinician lies in the initial asymptomatic nature of these injuries.

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Last updated: April 25, 2017


Petty, John, et al. "Blunt Cerebrovascular Trauma." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2017. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829577/all/Blunt_Cerebrovascular_Trauma.
Petty J, Trappey F, Johnson JJ, Mantor P. Blunt Cerebrovascular Trauma. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829577/all/Blunt_Cerebrovascular_Trauma. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Petty, J., Trappey, F., Johnson, J. J., & Mantor, P. (2017). Blunt Cerebrovascular Trauma. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829577/all/Blunt_Cerebrovascular_Trauma
Petty J, Trappey F, Johnson JJ, Mantor P. Blunt Cerebrovascular Trauma [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829577/all/Blunt_Cerebrovascular_Trauma.
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TY - ELEC T1 - Blunt Cerebrovascular Trauma ID - 829577 A1 - Petty,John,MD AU - Trappey,Francois , AU - Johnson,Jeremy,MD AU - Mantor,P. Cameron,MD, MHA ED - Waldhausen,John, ED - Powell,David, ED - Hirschl,Ron, Y1 - 2017/04/25/ BT - Pediatric Surgery NaT UR - https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829577/all/Blunt_Cerebrovascular_Trauma PB - American Pediatric Surgical Association DB - APSA Webapp DP - Unbound Medicine ER -