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Giant aneurysm of anterior communicating artery simulating 3rd ventricular tumor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  487787     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is a case report of an anterior communicating artery aneurysm simulating a 3rd ventricular tumor with obstructive hydrocephalus demonstrated on CT scan. Angiography showed the "tumor" to be an aneurysm. We believe that giant aneurysms of the anterior communicating artery should be included in the differential diagnosis of suspected 3rd ventricular tumors along with suprasellar masses as seen on CT scans.
V S Babu; H Eisen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Computerized tomography     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0363-8235     ISO Abbreviation:  Comput Tomogr     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-12-29     Completed Date:  1979-12-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703872     Medline TA:  Comput Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Angiography*
Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasms / radiography*
Diagnosis, Differential
Intracranial Aneurysm / radiography*
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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