Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome as Complication of Bronchial Artery Embolization

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Ka Hong (Casey) Chan
Chris White
Jason K Wong

Keywords

Bronchial Artery Embolization, Complication, Spinal Cord Infarction

Abstract

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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