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Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in the first year of life: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15029447     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: Primary subarachnoid hemorrhage is rare in infancy. A bleeding arterial aneurysm as its cause is even less frequent. A review of the literature turned up 85 cases of cerebral aneurysm that occurred in the 1st year of life, 63 of them presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). CASE REPORT: The authors report a case of an 8-month-old boy who presented with seizures due to ruptured anterior communicating (ACom) artery aneurysm with subsequent subarachnoid and intraventricular hemorrhage. The infant was operated successfully, without complications. DISCUSSION: In this report the authors highlight certain clinical and diagnostic features, surgical considerations, and outcomes of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in the 1st year of life.
Essam A Elgamal; Waleed R Murshid; Hesham M Abu-Rahma; Deema Samir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2004-03-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0256-7040     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2004 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-25     Completed Date:  2004-12-02     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  489-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurosurgery Department, King Khalid University Hospital and College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Carotid Artery, Internal / radiography
Cerebral Angiography / methods
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications*,  surgery
Neurosurgery / methods
Review Literature as Topic
Seizures / etiology,  surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
Comment In:
Childs Nerv Syst. 2005 May;21(5):347-8; author reply 349   [PMID:  15756607 ]

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