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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/iavm-2017/1710001

Superficial Temporal Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following a Traumatic Haircut

Matthew L Carnevale, John Phair, Eric B Trestman, Gregory Dickinson and Michael J Vitti

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: Augsut 08, 2018

Superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysms are well known to occur following blunt trauma to the forehead, but their manifestation after penetrating trauma is considerably less often reported. A middle-aged male presented with a pulsatile mass on his forehead that had been growing slowly. He reports being accidentally cut by his barber in that location 2-3 months prior. This was determined to be a superficial temporal artery aneurysm by physical diagnosis. The aneurysm was surgically resected, ...

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