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Spinal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Secondary to Rupture of an Isolated Radicular Artery Aneurysm.
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PMID:  23233375     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) of spinal origin is an uncommon entity and comprises less than 1% of all aSAH. The paucity of clinical cases creates challenges to its diagnosis and management. We present the case of a 58-year-old male, who presented with a spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage secondary to a de novo spinal radicular artery aneurysm. Spinal subarachnoid hemorrhages typically occur secondary to arteriovenous malformations or arterial wall weakness seen in collagen vascular disease. Fewer than 20 cases of isolated spinal arterial aneurysms have been published. SAHs of spinal origin are exceedingly rare and thus a high index of suspicion is required for an accurate and timely diagnosis.
Paul Marovic; Nova Thani; Steven Lu; Arul Bala
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurological surgery. Part A, Central European neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2193-6323     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-12-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101580767     Medline TA:  J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Department of Neurosurgery, Southern Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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