Table 18.3Conditions Occasionally Associated with Head Bruits

Bruit
ConditionOrbitalCranial
Internal carotid stenosis — Extracranial+ (ipsilateral)
Internal carotid stenosis — Inracranial+ (ipsilateral)
Internal carotid occlusion+ (contralateral)
Large cerebral infarction+
Large intracranial aneurysm+
Intracranial neoplasm+
Migraine syndrome+
Elevated intracranial pressure+

From: Chapter 18, Bruits and Hums of the Head and Neck

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Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition.
Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors.
Boston: Butterworths; 1990.
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