Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

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Abstract

Spontaneous Non-Traumatic Bilateral Carotid Cavernous Fistula Type D

Ali AA, Alomairah HA and Behbehani RS

Aim: To help establishing a correct diagnosis of carotid cavernous fistula and appropriate management.
Carotid cavernous fistulas are usually accounted and caused by trauma. However, nontraumatic (spontaneous)
carotid cavernous fistulas are uncommonly mentioned in the literature. Here, we are presenting a 59 years old
gentleman known to have hypertension presented with binocular redness diagnosed as carotid cavernous fistula
type D by Magnetic resonance angiogram and was successfully treated by coiling.

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