Document Detail

Intracranial aneurysms in twins: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21471597     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intracranial aneurysm in twins is a rare clinical disease entity. Only 15 cases have been described in the literature. We report on a pair of identical twins with intracranial aneurysms. One presented with subarachnoid haemorrhage; digital subtraction angiography showed a left posterior communicating artery aneurysm, which was treated by coiling. The patient's twin sister was called for screening, whereupon digital subtraction angiography revealed a right ophthalmic internal carotid artery aneurysm that was treated conservatively.
H K Leung; Y Lam; K M Cheng; C M Chan; Y L Cheung
Related Documents :
16627407 - Occlusion of the proximal subclavian vein complicating pacemaker lead implantation.
15907427 - Aberrant patent ductus arteriosus associated with double brachiocephalic trunk and inte...
19694347 - A rare cause of dysphagia--aberrant right subclavian artery (arsa).
12959207 - Chronic dissection of the left subclavian artery with pseudocoarctation.
8808957 - Results of peripheral endovascular procedures in the operating room.
20494047 - Accuracy of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography for diseased coronary artery gra...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review; Twin Study    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1024-2708     ISO Abbreviation:  Hong Kong Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-07     Completed Date:  2011-08-12     Revised Date:  2012-01-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9512509     Medline TA:  Hong Kong Med J     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Diseases in Twins*
Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnosis,  genetics*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Comment In:
Hong Kong Med J. 2011 Dec;17(6):514; author reply 514   [PMID:  22147327 ]

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Deep brain stimulation in a Chinese Tourette's syndrome patient.
Next Document:  Cerebral venous thrombosis secondary to ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome.