CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 660–663 | Cite as

Spontaneous Regression of an Intracranial Aneurysm Following Remote Aneurysm Clipping: Evaluation with High-Resolution Vessel Wall MRI

  • Sanghyeon Kim
  • Myongjin KangEmail author
  • Jeonghyun Jo
  • Dongwon Kim
Case Report


Spontaneous regression of an unruptured aneurysm is very rare. We present a case of a 64-year-old woman with an unruptured cerebral aneurysm in which spontaneous regression occurred after contralateral clipping. High-resolution magnetic resonance imaging showed that the aneurysm had decreased in size and there was no evidence of thrombus.

Level of Evidence Case, Level IV.


Spontaneous aneurysm regression Contralateral clipping High-resolution MRI 


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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was provided by the patient.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanghyeon Kim
    • 1
  • Myongjin Kang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jeonghyun Jo
    • 1
  • Dongwon Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyDong-A University HospitalBusanRepublic of Korea

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