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PICA Origin Aneurysm Diagnosed 27 Years after Microvascular Decompression of Cranial Nerve VII.
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PMID:  19555405     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report a case of a posterior inferior cerebellar artery origin aneurysm causing brainstem compression and swallowing difficulty. The patient had an ipsilateral microvascular decompression of cranial nerve VII for hemifacial spasm 27 years prior to the discovery of the aneurysm. The aneurysm was successfully treated endovascularly. A discussion of possible etiologies of the aneurysm's formation is presented.
Authors:
Matthew J Tormenti; Ridwan Lin; Brian T Jankowitz; Michael B Horowitz
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1552-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neuroimaging     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102705     Medline TA:  J Neuroimaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2009 by the American Society of Neuroimaging.
Affiliation:
From the Departments of Neurological Surgery (MJT, BTJ, MBH); and Neurology (RL), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
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