"Shiatsu sympathectomy": ICA dissection associated with a shiatsu massager.
Elliott, Michael A. MD; Taylor, Lynne P. MD
58(8):1302-1304, April 23, 2002.
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mdash;: Carotid dissection is a well-described complication of head and neck trauma. Two cases of carotid dissection that occurred after use of shiatsu-type massagers are described. This potential cause should be considered when evaluating patients with idiopathic carotid dissection.
(C) 2002 American Academy of Neurology