Dolichoectasia of the vertebral basilar and internal carotid arteries: A case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Yuh2013DolichoectasiaOT,
  title={Dolichoectasia of the vertebral basilar and internal carotid arteries: A case report and literature review},
  author={Sung Yuh and Fahad AlKherayf and Howard J Lesiuk},
  booktitle={Surgical neurology international},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Dolichoectasia is a rare disorder of the cerebral vasculature consisting of vascular elongation, widening, and tortuosity, usually involving the vertebral and basilar arteries. Its neurological symptoms and signs are highly variable. CASE DESCRIPTION We present a case of dolichoectasia of the vertebrobasilar system in a patient with a long standing history of multiple falls. Repeat neuroimaging revealed an increase in size of the dolichoectatic segment. In addition, a new fusiform… CONTINUE READING

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