Large middle cerebral artery dissecting aneurysm mimicking hemorrhagic stroke

Giuseppe Esposito, Alessio Albanese, Giovanni Sabatino, Alba Scerrati, Carmelo Sturiale, Alessandro Pedicelli, Fabio Pilato, Giulio Maira, Vincenzo Di Lazzaro

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Abstract

Dissection of intracranial arteries is a rare cause of cerebrovascular diseases commonly presenting as an ischemic stroke. We report a patient with middle cerebral artery dissection who developed a large middle cerebral artery dissecting aneurysm mimicking a hemorrhagic stroke.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)901-903
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Volume113
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • Dissecting aneurysm
  • Intracranial artery dissection
  • Middle cerebral artery
  • Stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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