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Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula

"Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An acquired or spontaneous abnormality in which there is communication between CAVERNOUS SINUS, a venous structure, and the CAROTID ARTERIES. It is often associated with HEAD TRAUMA, specifically basilar skull fractures (SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR). Clinical signs often include VISION DISORDERS and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.