Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome as Complication of Bronchial Artery Embolization

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Ka Hong (Casey) Chan
Chris White
Jason K Wong

Bronchial Artery Embolization, Complication, Spinal Cord Infarction


Bronchial artery embolization (BAE) has risen as one of the cornerstones of massive hemoptysis management. Though rare, spinal cord infarction is a potential complication. Here, we present a case of a 65 year old gentleman who presented with acute weakness and was diagnosed with spinal cord infarction following BAE. This case will also review the pathophysiology of this adverse complication.

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