Pseudoaneurysm of the external carotid artery secondary to subcondylar fracture

El A. S., Guo W., Loveless T., Dhaliwal S. S., Quereshy F. A., Baur D. A., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.40, no.6, pp.644-646, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Arterial pseudoaneurysms are rare in oral and maxillofacial surgery, but when they occur, quick recognition and management is necessary to avoid devastating consequences. The authors report a case of a pseudoaneurysm of the external carotid artery that developed after open reduction and internal fixation of a mandibular condyle fracture.