Child's Nervous System

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 373–378 | Cite as

Onyx embolization of a ruptured anterior inferior cerebellar artery in a neonate

  • Travis S. CreveCoeurEmail author
  • Afshin Salehi
  • Brandon A. Miller
  • Matthew J. Austin
  • Dewitte T. CrossIII
  • Matthew D. Smyth
Case Report


Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is rare in neonates. The authors present a unique report of a neonate with SAH from anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) aneurysm rupture that was successfully treated with Onyx embolization. This case report demonstrates the utility of Onyx embolization for posterior circulation aneurysms in neonates and the successful management of SAH in this population.


Subarachnoid hemorrhage Anterior inferior cerebellar artery Onyx embolization Liquid embolic agent Aneurysm Posterior circulation 


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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, St. Louis Children’s HospitalWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Interventional Neuroradiology, Lahey Hospital & Medical CenterTufts University School of MedicineBurlingtonUSA
  4. 4.Department of Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology, Mallinckrodt Institute of RadiologyWashington University School of MedicineSt. LouisUSA

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