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Diagnostic usefulness of high resolution cross sectional MRI in symptomatic middle cerabral arterial dissection.
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PMID:  21887398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Dissection of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) is less frequent compared with dissection of the vertebrobasilar system or carotid artery. Recently, high-resolution cross sectional MR imaging (HRMRI) has emerged as a potential technique for atherosclerotic plaque imaging in MCA. We introduce the findings of HRMRI in a 56-year-old woman with traumatic MCA dissection. HRMRI showed an intimal flap and tapered pseudolumen with intraluminal hemorrhage. We performed stent deployment about MCA dissection after failed medical treatment. Three months later, there was no in-stent restenosis and no further neurological deficit were noted.
Authors:
Hai-Ong Lee; Hyo-Sung Kwak; Gyung-Ho Chung; Seung-Bae Hwang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-06-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1598-7876     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Neurosurg Soc     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-02     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101467054     Medline TA:  J Korean Neurosurg Soc     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  370-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chonbuk National University Medical School and Hospital, Jeonju, Korea.
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