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Intraventricular hemorrhage due to aneurysms of the distal posterior inferior cerebellar artery. Report of three cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3989598     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Three cases of ruptured aneurysm of the distal posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) presenting with isolated intraventricular hematoma are reported. All of the aneurysms originated from the lateral medullary segment of the PICA and ruptured into the lateral recess of the fourth ventricle. The diagnosis of distal PICA aneurysm should be considered if isolated intraventricular hematoma is found without obvious parenchymal hemorrhage or subarachnoid blood in the basal cisterns. Complete vertebral arteriography is a requisite for the recognition of this condition. The outcome in patients with these aneurysms should be good if surgical repair is performed before rebleeding occurs.
Authors:
H S Yeh; T A Tomsick; J M Tew
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1985 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-06-06     Completed Date:  1985-06-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  772-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arteries
Cerebellar Diseases / complications*,  radiography
Cerebellum / blood supply
Cerebral Hemorrhage / etiology*,  radiography
Cerebral Ventricles
Female
Humans
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications*,  radiography
Male
Middle Aged
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / radiography

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