We present a 57-year-old man who worked in a pediatric setting who, after a strong coughing attack caused by a pertussis infection, presented with an internal carotid dissection and a consequent ischemic cerebral lesion. This case suggests the importance of vaccination for subjects who belong to high-risk categories.

Acute Carotid Dissection in an Adult Caused by Pertussis

BARTOLINI, MARCO;PROVINCIALI, LEANDRO;SILVESTRINI, Mauro
2013-01-01

Abstract

We present a 57-year-old man who worked in a pediatric setting who, after a strong coughing attack caused by a pertussis infection, presented with an internal carotid dissection and a consequent ischemic cerebral lesion. This case suggests the importance of vaccination for subjects who belong to high-risk categories.
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