Large middle cerebral artery dissecting aneurysm mimicking hemorrhagic stroke

Alessio Albanese, Giovanni Sabatino, Giuseppe Esposito, Alba Scerrati, Carmelo Lucio Sturiale, Alessandro Pedicelli, Fabio Pilato, Giulio Maira, Vincenzo Di Lazzaro

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Abstract

Dissection of intracranial arteries is a rare cause of cerebrovascular diseases commonly presenting as an ischemic stroke. We report a patient with middle cerebral artery dissection who developed a large middle cerebral artery dissecting aneurysm mimicking a hemorrhagic stroke.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)901-903
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Volume113
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting
  • Aphasia
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Male
  • Middle Cerebral Artery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Paresis
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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