Bilateral hypoplasia of the internal carotid arteries with basilar aneurysm

@article{Briganti2002BilateralHO,
  title={Bilateral hypoplasia of the internal carotid arteries with basilar aneurysm},
  author={Francesco Briganti and Francesco Maiuri and Fabio Tortora and A. Elefante},
  journal={Neuroradiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={46},
  pages={838-841}
}
We report a rare case of bilateral hypoplasia of the internal carotid arteries with an associated aneurysm of the basilar tip, studied by CT angiography, MR angiography and digital angiography. The patient became symptomatic with an episode of loss of consciousness, likely due to reduced blood perfusion. The other 20 reported cases of bilateral carotid hypoplasia (only four of which with an associated aneurysm) are reviewed. The findings of noninvasive procedures (including narrowing of the… CONTINUE READING