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Endovascular Treatment of Symptomatic Radiation-Induced Basilar Artery Stenosis 25 Years after Medulloblastoma.
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PMID:  21739405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Intracranial stenosis as late sequela after cerebral radiation therapy for medulloblastoma is an exceptionally rare finding. We report for the first time a case of 31-year-old patient with a history of medulloblastoma 25 years ago and now presenting with radiation-induced high-grade basilar stenosis and recurrent ischemic symptoms despite best medical therapy. The stenosis was treated successfully with angioplasty followed by stenting using a self-expandable microstent. Additionally, MRI revealed multiple cavernomas, illustrating that radiation-induced microbleeds may occur.
P Gölitz; F Knossalla; S Ott; T Struffert; A Doerfler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuropediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1899     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8101187     Medline TA:  Neuropediatrics     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Department of Neuroradiology.
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