Extensive edema in the thalamus caused by thrombosed basilar artery aneurysm.

@article{Nakayama1998ExtensiveEI,
  title={Extensive edema in the thalamus caused by thrombosed basilar artery aneurysm.},
  author={Y Nakayama and Akira Tanaka and Shu Ohshiro and Syuya Yoshinaga},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={1998},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={274-7}
}
A 69-year-old female presented with sudden onset of truncal ataxia, urinary incontinence, mental confusion, and Parinaud's sign. With conservative treatment, her ataxia and urinary incontinence resolved. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging disclosed a round mass with laminated intramural hemorrhage in the third ventricle. Right vertebral angiography demonstrated a giant aneurysm in the distal basilar artery. Xenon-enhanced computed tomography showed that cerebral blood flow (CBF) was reduced in the… CONTINUE READING

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