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Large middle cerebral artery dissecting aneurysm mimicking hemorrhagic stroke.

Research paper by Giuseppe G Esposito, Alessio A Albanese, Giovanni G Sabatino, Alba A Scerrati, Carmelo C Sturiale, Alessandro A Pedicelli, Fabio F Pilato, Giulio G Maira, Vincenzo V Di Lazzaro

Indexed on: 18 Jun '11Published on: 18 Jun '11Published in: Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery



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.