Neuroradiology

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 322–324 | Cite as

Intracavernous aneurysm

Superior demonstration by magnetic resonance angiography
  • Ph. Demaerel
  • G. Marchal
  • I. Casteels
  • G. Wilms
  • H. Bosmans
  • G. Dralands
  • A. L. Baert
Case Reports

Summary

A case of intracavernous aneurysm in a 56-year-old woman is reported. The superiority of MRI and MRA in the diagnosis is shown.

Key words

Magnetic resonance angiography Carotid artery aneurysm 

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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ph. Demaerel
    • 1
  • G. Marchal
    • 1
  • I. Casteels
    • 2
  • G. Wilms
    • 1
  • H. Bosmans
    • 1
  • G. Dralands
    • 2
  • A. L. Baert
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospitals K. U. LeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Department of OpthalmologyUniversity Hospitals K. U. LeuvenBelgium

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