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Sinus pericranii: radiological and etiopathological considerations. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1506897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sinus pericranii is a rare vascular anomaly involving an abnormal communication between the extracranial and intracranial circulations. A case of frontal sinus pericranii is presented which appeared to be a posttraumatic sinus because it developed 2 years after a cranial injury. However, the presence of vascular endothelium in the pathological examination and its association with a vascular anomaly (persistent trigeminal artery) suggested a congenital origin. The lesion, pericranial blood sinuses, and bone were totally removed. The computerized tomography, angiography, and magnetic resonance imaging findings are presented. The literature is reviewed and the pathogenesis of sinus pericranii is discussed.
Authors:
A Bollar; A G Allut; A Prieto; M Gelabert; E Becerra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1992 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-23     Completed Date:  1992-09-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  469-72     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Neurosurgical Service, Hospital Xeral de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology*,  radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Arterial Diseases / etiology*,  radiography
Cranial Sinuses / pathology*,  radiography
Craniocerebral Trauma / complications*
Humans
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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