Clinical presentation and surgical management of dissecting posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms: 2 case reports.

@article{Wetjen2005ClinicalPA,
  title={Clinical presentation and surgical management of dissecting posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms: 2 case reports.},
  author={Nicholas M. Wetjen and Michael J. Link and Ronald Reimer and Douglas A. Nichols and Caterina Giannini},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={462-7; discussion 467}
}
Intracranial dissection presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) most commonly involves the vertebral artery. The natural history of this lesion suggests frequent early rehemorrhage and need for urgent treatment. Isolated dissection of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) is very rare. We present 2 cases of isolated PICA dissections presenting with SAH. Both patients were middle-aged men who presented with transient loss of consciousness, severe headache, and cranial… CONTINUE READING

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