Carotidynia: revisiting an unfamiliar entity.

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Carotidynia: revisiting an unfamiliar entity.

Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Nov;25(8):1144-53

Authors: Stanbro M, Gray BH, Kellicut DC

Abstract
Carotidynia (unilateral neck pain reproducible with light pressure on the carotid artery) is a controversial and poorly understood vascular condition. This review provides important historical information, several representative case reports, and a comprehensive summary of the literature. The authors also propose an algorithm for the care of these patients.

PMID: 22023945 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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