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A dissecting aneurysm of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery. A case report.
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PMID:  20663356     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Summary: Dissecting aneurysms occur when blood extrudes into the wall of a vessel. Posterior circulation dissections are recognised as an important cause of cerbral infarction and subarachnoid haemorrhage(SAH), however posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) aneurysmal dissections are rare. A 49-year-old man who presented with SAH was found to have a left PICA dissection on cerebral angiography. The lesion was treated with surgical clipping proximal to the dissection and a distal PICA to PICA anastomosis. The pathology, diagnosis, presentation and treatment of these difficult lesions is discussed.
Authors:
A G Taylor; M Tymianski; K Terbrugge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2001-10-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2001 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-28     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-04-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine Imaging - Toronto Western Hospital - University of Health Network; Canada.
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