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Intracranial fibromuscular dysplasia in a 5-year-old child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8962589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 5-year-old girl presenting with acute middle cerebral artery stroke was diagnosed as having intracranial fibromuscular dysplasia by angiographic findings of focal changes in the proximal right middle cerebral artery and pathological dilatation of the right internal carotid artery at the base of the skull, as well as dissection of at least one of the middle cerebral artery branches and nonfilling of two or perhaps three remaining middle cerebral artery segmental branches. Her clinical condition improved after management of the increased intracranial pressure. She did not receive any medication after discharge and had virtually no residual sequelae. Our case documents an unusual location and age of onset of a patient with fibromuscular dysplasia.
N C Chiu; G R DeLong; E R Heinz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric neurology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0887-8994     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-13     Completed Date:  1996-12-13     Revised Date:  2006-05-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508183     Medline TA:  Pediatr Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  262-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*,  radiography*
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications,  diagnosis,  radiography
Carotid Artery, Internal
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Arteries / pathology
Cerebrovascular Disorders / complications
Child, Preschool
Fibromuscular Dysplasia / complications,  diagnosis*,  radiography*
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications,  diagnosis,  radiography
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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