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Traumatic Aneurysm on the Posterior Cerebral Artery Following Blunt Trauma in a 14-Year-Old Girl: Case Report.
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PMID:  22025324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 13-year-old girl sufferring from a car accident presented with a symptom of oculomotor nerve palsy. A CT scan revealed diffuse SAH in the suprasellar cistern, cisterna ambiens and interpeduncular cistern. MRI showed contusion of the left cerebral peduncle and a flowing void signal in front of the left cerebral peduncle. Cerebral angiography revealed a bilobulated aneurysm on the P1-P2 junction of the left posterior cerebral artery. Endovascular treatment was performed, with coil packing within the aneurysm and occlusion of the parent vessel. There were no neurological deficits and no recurrence of the aneurysm on follow-up studies. Endovascular embolization of traumatic posterior cerebral artery aneurysm is a safe and effective therapeutic approach.
Authors:
C Zhang; H Chen; R Bai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuropediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1899     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8101187     Medline TA:  Neuropediatrics     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
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