Posttraumatic pseudoaneurysm of the posterior meningeal artery associated with intraventricular hemorrhage

V. E. Toro, J. F. Fravel, T. A. Weidman, Ramon E Figueroa Ortiz, A. Flannery, E. F. Binet

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Abstract

A 22-year-old man sustained a severe head injury and had a torn posterior meningeal artery that caused massive intraventricular hemorrhage. Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the posterior meningeal artery should be considered in cases where intraventricular hemorrhage occurs in the presence of occipital bone fracture and contiguous epidural hematoma; vertebral angiography is of value in this regard.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)264-266
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume14
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1993

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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