How is a sinus-carotid artery fistula differentiated from bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye)?

Updated: Jan 03, 2019
  • Author: Karen K Yeung, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Answer

Extreme unilateral dilation and tortuosity of the major conjunctival blood vessels suggests a cavernous sinus-carotid artery fistula rather than conjunctivitis.


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