Endovascular treatment of a transverse-sigmoid sinus aneurysm presenting as pulsatile tinnitus. Case report.

@article{Zenteno2004EndovascularTO,
  title={Endovascular treatment of a transverse-sigmoid sinus aneurysm presenting as pulsatile tinnitus. Case report.},
  author={Marco Antonio Zenteno and Luis Manuel Murillo-Bonilla and Sergio Martinez and Antonio Ara{\'u}z and Carlo Pane and Angel Ming-Chwen Lee and Ramiro del Valle},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={120-2}
}
The authors report on the case of a 38-year-old woman who had experienced incapacitating pulsatile tinnitus in the left ear for 6 months. Angiographic studies revealed a wide-necked venous aneurysm of the left transverse-sigmoid sinus. Solitary stent placement across the aneurysm neck resulted in a slight modification in the lesion's characteristics. A second session, in which embolization with Guglielmi Detachable Coils was performed, resulted in a 100% occlusion of the aneurysm, with patency… CONTINUE READING

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