Delayed posttraumatic middle cerebral artery vasospasm demonstrated by magnetic resonance angiography: case report.

@article{Yamada1998DelayedPM,
  title={Delayed posttraumatic middle cerebral artery vasospasm demonstrated by magnetic resonance angiography: case report.},
  author={Kiyoyasu Yamada and Masafumi Harada and Sayuri Hasegawa and Yukitaka Ushio},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={153-6}
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Magnetic resonance (MR) angiographic diagnosis is a noninvasive method having high sensitivity and specificity in the detection of various cerebrovascular disorders. This is the first report of MR angiographic detection of delayed posttraumatic middle cerebral artery vasospasm, the occurrence of which has been rarely described. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 42-year-old man sustained head trauma in a traffic accident, which caused a right subdural hematoma. Even though the… CONTINUE READING

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