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Posttraumatic cerebral arterial spasm--case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7682665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Posttraumatic cerebral arterial spasm occurred in a 51-year-old male after a fall striking the left frontal region of the head. The initial computed tomography was identical to that of severe subarachnoid hemorrhage from ruptured aneurysm. He was neurologically stable for the 1st week following the accident, but his condition deteriorated rapidly, culminating in death due to severe delayed cerebral arterial spasm on the 15th day after injury. Postmortem examination revealed neither cerebrovascular abnormalities such as aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation nor evidence of torn arteries.
M Ide; M Jimbo; M Yamamoto; N Tanaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia medico-chirurgica     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0470-8105     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-20     Completed Date:  1993-05-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400775     Medline TA:  Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo)     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women's Medical College Dai-ni Hospital.
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MeSH Terms
Accidental Falls*
Accidents, Occupational*
Brain Ischemia / etiology
Frontal Bone / injuries*
Ischemic Attack, Transient / etiology*,  radiography
Middle Aged
Skull Fractures / complications*
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / etiology*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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