Common Carotid Artery Occlusion Presenting with Recurrent Sy
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Symptomatic occlusion of the common carotid artery (CCA) is an uncommon occurrence that may present with either acute embolic events or cerebral hypo-perfusion.Management does not benefit from the same extensive evidence base that surrounds disease of the internal carotid artery (ICA) and currently, surgery remains the cornerstone of treatment. We aim to describe a case of unilateral CCA occlusion in a patient who presented with the unusual symptom of recurrent syncopal episodes associated with amaurosis fugax and left leg weakness that was managed with a common carotid endarterectomy.

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