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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria
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BORBA, Rover et al. Carotid-cavernous fistula with lethal epistaxis: case report. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 2001, vol.59, n.2A, pp. 276-279. ISSN 1678-4227. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X2001000200027.
We report the case of a 32 years old male patient with carotid-cavernous fistula caused by head injury who died from massive epistaxis. Treatment assesment of this case is faced with the literature.
Keywords : carotid-cavernous fistula; epistaxis; embolization.