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뇌동맥류와 비슷하게 보이는 중뇌동맥 분지의 폐쇄

Other Titles
 Middle Cerebral Artery Branch Occlusion Similar-Looking Cerebral Aneurysm 
Authors
 김지화  ;  서권덕  ;  이경열 
Citation
 Journal of Neurocritical Care, Vol.6(1) : 29-31, 2013 
Journal Title
 Journal of Neurocritical Care 
ISSN
 2005-0348 
Issue Date
2013
Keywords
Middle cerebral artery trifurcation ; Cerebral aneurysm ; Magnetic resonance angiography
Abstract
Background: There are some case reports that distal stump of the occluded cerebral artery mimics aneurysm, which were proved by following cerebral angiography or by during operation finding. Case Report: A 35-year old man admitted due to acute left basal ganglia infarction. Initially radiologist reported that the brain MRA showed an incidental finding of an aneurysm in the right middle cerebral artery (MCA) bifurcation. However, when we reviewed his old brain MRA taken three years ago, there was focal stenosis in the one branch of the right MCA trifurcation. We concluded that focal stenosis of the MCA branch had been progressed to occlusion and a proximal stump of the occluded branch mimicked cerebral aneurysm. Conclusion: We must pay attention to MCA branch occlusion similarlooking cerebral aneurysm and vice versa for proper diagnosis and preventing unnecessary procedure.
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Yonsei Authors
Seo, Kwon Duk(서권덕)
Lee, Kyung Yul(이경열) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5585-7739
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/88697
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