Pseudoxanthoma elasticum with carotid rete mirabile

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We describe a case of Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) in a 14-year-old girl. This case is especially rare because of its association with carotid rete mirabile (CRM). Only three cases have been reported previously in the literature. Although the relation between P. elasticum and carotid rete mirabile is unclear, both disorders are believed to be major risk factors for cerebrovascular disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-117
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004


  • Carotid rete mirabile
  • Pseudoxanthoma elasticum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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