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Giant brain aneurysm--difficulties in diagnosis and treatment. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11452853     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Aneurysms of diameter above 25 mm, determined as giant aneurysms, are thought to be surgically difficult. The most common symptom of the presence of aneurysm is subarachnoidal hemorrhage. Giant aneurysm may cause focal neurological symptoms, very rarely may show symptoms of intracranial hypertension. In the presented case a 47-year old woman after the first epilepsy attack the dominated symptoms were those of intracranial hypertension. CT suggested brain tumour of 70 mm diameter. Brain angiography revealed giant aneurysm of the left middle cerebral artery. After having considered differed method of therapeutic management, microsurgical operative technique was applied in general anesthesia with brain protection.
P Kolasa; Z Pałka; K Skrzydlewska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0028-3843     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Neurochir. Pol.     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-07-16     Completed Date:  2001-07-26     Revised Date:  2006-07-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0101265     Medline TA:  Neurol Neurochir Pol     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, N. Copernicus Hospital, Łódź.
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MeSH Terms
Aphasia / etiology
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Arteries / radiography
Craniotomy / methods
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications,  diagnosis*,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Paresis / etiology
Temporal Lobe / radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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