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Pediatric intracranial aneurysm: a diagnostic dilemma solved with contrast-enhanced MR imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12637284     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Childhood intracranial aneurysms are exceedingly uncommon. Diagnosis of intracranial aneurysms in infancy may be difficult because of their infrequency and confusing clinical presentation. Findings with routine radiographic methods may be misleading and difficult to interpret. We present a case of the rupture of an anterior communicating artery aneurysm in a 7-month-old child. The rupture had eluded diagnosis until contrast-enhanced MR imaging was performed.
Authors:
Arno Sungarian; Jeffrey Rogg; John A Duncan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-14     Completed Date:  2003-06-11     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  370-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence 02905, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Hemorrhage / diagnosis
Contrast Media / administration & dosage
Diagnosis, Differential
Follow-Up Studies
Frontal Lobe / pathology
Humans
Hydrocephalus / diagnosis
Image Enhancement*
Infant
Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnosis*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Male
Neurologic Examination
Vasospasm, Intracranial / diagnosis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 May;24(5):1032

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