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Multiple, peripheral aneurysms of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery.
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PMID:  15625587     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In this case report, a 49-year-old woman developed subarachnoid hemorrhage in the right cerebellopontine angle cistern and blood into the fourth ventricle from a ruptured peripheral aneurysm of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) located at the meatal loop. Concomitantly, a contralateral peripheral aneurysm was found in the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA). A second peripheral aneurysm, not identified by previous angiography, was found in the caudomedial branch of AICA. We describe this diagnostic dilemma, management, and review the clinical presentation and location of 84 other peripheral AICA aneurysms reported in the literature.
N Andaluz; M L Pensak; M Zuccarello
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurochirurgica     Volume:  147     ISSN:  0001-6268     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Publication Date:  2005 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-23     Completed Date:  2005-10-13     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151000     Medline TA:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Country:  Austria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  419-22; discussion 422     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Neuroscience Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0515, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Cerebellum / blood supply*,  radiography*,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Intracranial Aneurysm / radiography*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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