Vladimír Nosáľ1, Kamil Zeleňák2, Štefan Sivák1, Jana Dluhá1, Ema Kantorová1, Jozef Michalik1, Egon Kurča1
Carotid artery dissection is rarely diagnosed vascular pathology in general population. However it is the most frequent etiological cause of ischemic stroke in young population. In this work we present review of etiology, pathophysiology, diagnostics, clinical picture, and treatment of the carotid artery dissection. We also present case report, where we demonstrate our experiences from the management of this disease.