Surgery Management of Giant Serpentine Aneurysm: A Case Report and Literature Review

Bo Zhou, Chao You

Abstract


We report a case of giant serpentine aneurysm (GSA) of the right middle cerebral artery (MCA) that successfully treated by an extracranial to intracranial (ECA/ICA) bypass with a graft from the superficial temporal artery of the external carotid artery to a temporal lobe branch of the middle cerebral artery. The patient was a 36 years old man who presented to our hospital with an acute headache. CT and MR examinations revealed a large serpentine aneurysm arising from right MCA. Angiography demonstrated a GSA. After revascularization, the patient obtained a very good outcome.




J Med Cases. 2011;2(6):260-261
doi: https://doi.org/10.4021/jmc288e

Keywords


Giant serpentine aneurysms; Treatment

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