Carotid Cavernous Fistula Subsequent to Nasal Septoplasty; A Case Report

H Moin, P Mohagheghzadeh


Carotid cavernous fistula (CCF) is a rare and lethal condition; it can be spontaneous, traumatic or iatrogenic. This report Presents a case of CCF subsequent to nasal septoplasty who was a 24 years old lady with proptosis and severe decreased visual acuity. After cerebral angiography, trapping and embolization of fistula was performed with good recovery. Like our case, review of articles shows that the patients are signs and symptoms free after embolization.

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