Neuroradiology

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 316–317 | Cite as

Complete spontaneous thrombosis of a giant intracranial aneurysm

  • S. Gerber
  • D. Dormont
  • M. Sahel
  • R. Grob
  • J. F. Foncin
  • C. Marsault
Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Abstract

In a 23-year-old woman CT demonstrated a patent giant intracranial aneurysm. MRI, CT and angiography one month later demonstrated complete spontaneous thrombosis of the aneurysm. The diagnosis was confirmed surgically and pathologically. This case demonstrates that a normal angiogram can be associated with a thrombosed giant aneurysm, and that this diagnosis should be considered in cases of angiographically-occult cerebral vascular malformations.

Key words

Intracranial aneurysm MRI Spontaneous thrombosis giant aneurysm 

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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Gerber
    • 1
  • D. Dormont
    • 1
  • M. Sahel
    • 1
  • R. Grob
    • 2
  • J. F. Foncin
    • 3
  • C. Marsault
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeuroradiologyPitié-Salpêtrière HospitalParis Cédex 13France
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryPitié-Salpêtrière HospitalParisFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Neurohistologie de l'Ecole Pratique des Hautes EtudesPitié-Salpêtrière HospitalParisFrance

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