Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula

An acquired or spontaneous abnormality in which there is communication between CAVERNOUS SINUS, a venous structure, and the CAROTID ARTERIES. It is often associated with HEAD TRAUMA, specifically basilar skull fractures (SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR). Clinical signs often include VISION DISORDERS and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION.
Also Known As:
C-C Fistula; Carotid Artery-Cavernous Sinus Fistula; C-C Fistulas; Carotid Artery Cavernous Sinus Fistula; Carotid Cavernous Sinus Fistula; Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistulas; Fistula, C-C; Fistula, Carotid Artery Cavernous Sinus; Fistula, Carotid-Cavernous Sinus; Fistulas, C-C; Fistulas, Carotid-Cavernous Sinus; Traumatic Carotid Cavernous Sinus Fistula; Fistula, Carotid Artery-Cavernous Sinus; Traumatic Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula
Networked: 51 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Fistula
2. Aneurysm (Aneurysms)
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Craniocerebral Trauma (Head Injury)
5. Central Nervous System Vascular Malformations (Dural Arteriovenous Fistula)


1. Zheng, Congying: 1 article (02/2015)
2. Mao, Chengliang: 1 article (02/2015)
3. Tang, Kai: 1 article (02/2015)
4. Shu, Hang: 1 article (02/2015)
5. Zeng, Shaojian: 1 article (02/2015)
6. Platner, Eva: 1 article (02/2013)
7. Bakon, Mati: 1 article (02/2013)
8. Huna-Baron, Ruth: 1 article (02/2013)
9. Tsutsumi, Satoshi: 1 article (05/2012)
10. Shimizu, Yuzaburo: 1 article (05/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula:
1. OxygenIBA
2. Gadolinium DTPA (Magnevist)FDA Link
3. Dental Implants (Dental Implant)IBA
4. Polyvinyl AlcoholIBA
5. PlatinumIBA
6. Phenobarbital (Luminal)FDA Link
7. Hemoglobins (Hemoglobin)IBA
8. CobaltIBA
9. Carbon MonoxideIBA
10. Bucrylate (Bucrilate)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Therapeutic Embolization
3. Balloon Occlusion
4. Orthognathic Surgery
5. Carotid Endarterectomy