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Intracerebral hematoma caused by ruptured traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the middle meningeal artery : a case report.
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PMID:  19096582     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Hematomas caused by ruptured traumatic pseudoaneurysms of the middle meningeal artery (MMA) usually present with extradural hematomas, whereas intradural intraparenchymal hematomas are extremely rare. We report a case of traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the MMA giving rise to an intracerebral hematoma after head trauma. A 70-year-old man suffered a massive intracerebral temporoparietal hemorrhage after a head injury. CT angiogram of the brain revealed a large hematoma in the right middle cranial fossa extending to the right sylvian fissure. Cerebral angiogram also revealed a pseudoaneurysm of the MMA, which was successfully treated surgically. Although traumatic MMA pseudoaneurysm producing intracerebral hematoma (ICH) is rare, it should be considered as a possible cause of intracerebral hematoma.
Authors:
Dong-Ho Lim; Tae-Sun Kim; Sung-Pil Joo; Soo Han Kim
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2007-11-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society     Volume:  42     ISSN:  2005-3711     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Neurosurg Soc     Publication Date:  2007 Nov 
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Created Date:  2008-12-19     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101467054     Medline TA:  J Korean Neurosurg Soc     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Chonnam National University Hospital & Medical School, Gwangju, Korea.
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