CHARLES VAN BUSKIRK, M.D.
The syndrome of carotid artery thrombosis has been the subject of numerous recent articles. It is not an uncommon occurrence, having been found in 69 of 3,500 autopsies.1 Recognition and description of this syndrome has been variously credited but it is apparent that Moniz,2 in describing the findings in angiography, revived interest in the condition. Previously Hunt,3 Penzoldt4 and others had described patients with carotid artery thrombosis and Hunt stressed carotid artery palpation as a means of distinguishing this lesion from other vascular diseases of the brain. The more recent articles have dealt with the clinical features,5, 6, 7 the
VAN BUSKIRK C. CAROTID ARTERY THROMBOSIS. Ann Intern Med. 1956;45:963–967. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-5-963
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