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Giant Cavernous Aneurysm: Parent Vessel Occlusion After Balloon Occlusion Test

  • Vipul GuptaEmail author
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Abstract

A 28-year-old female presented with headaches and diplopia. Examination revealed right third and sixth cranial nerve palsy. MRI revealed a giant aneurysm in right cavernous sinus. DSA showed giant broad-neck aneurysm involving cavernous segment of right ICA (Fig. 5.1a, b). Good-sized ACOM and PCOM arteries were seen (Fig. 5.1c, d). Parent vessel occlusion after balloon test occlusion was planned.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Neurointerventional Surgery, Stroke unitArtemis Agrim Institute of NeuroscienceGurgaonIndia

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