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Multidetector-row computed tomography in the diagnosis of Collet–Sicard syndrome
  1. L T Lucato1,
  2. R B D Passos1,
  3. C R Campos2,
  4. A B Conforto2,
  5. A M McKinney3
  1. 1
    Department of Radiology, The Clinics Hospital of the University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  2. 2
    Department of Neurology, The Clinics Hospital of the University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  3. 3
    Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, and the Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  1. Leandro Tavares Lucato, Rua Professor Pedreira de Freitas, 372 ap. 101-E, Sao Paulo, Brazil, CEP 03312-052; ltlucato{at}uol.com.br

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Collet–Sicard syndrome (CSS) refers to the unilateral lesion of cranial nerves IX to XII. The cause in this case is spontaneous dissection of the internal carotid artery (ICA), for which multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) images were critical for diagnosis.

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