Delayed Occipital Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following Blunt Force Trauma.

@article{Changa2016DelayedOA,
  title={Delayed Occipital Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following Blunt Force Trauma.},
  author={Abhinav R. Changa and Ahmed M. Meleis and Luigi Bassani},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={89},
  pages={
          732.e1-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Occipital artery pseudoaneurysms are extremely rare pathologies that manifest after traumatic injury; only 11 cases have been reported in the literature. Because of their low incidence and vague symptoms, the initial diagnosis can be difficult. However, for correctly diagnosed occipital artery pseudoaneurysms, many successful treatment modalities exist. METHODS We review the pathology of occipital pseudoaneurysms, elucidate the reasons for their rarity, discuss effective diagnostic… CONTINUE READING
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