Hemifacial spasm caused by a spontaneous dissecting aneurysm of the vertebral artery. Case report.

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The authors describe the first reported case of dissecting aneurysm presenting with hemifacial spasm. The patient was a 58-year-old woman with left hemifacial spasm of 2 years' duration. Cranial nerve examination was otherwise normal and no other clinical symptoms were observed. Vertebral angiography revealed a fusiform enlargement of the left vertebral… (More)

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@article{Matsumoto1991HemifacialSC, title={Hemifacial spasm caused by a spontaneous dissecting aneurysm of the vertebral artery. Case report.}, author={K. Matsumoto and T. Saijo and Hisako Kuyama and Setsuyo Yamanishi Asari and Andrew T. Nishimoto}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={1991}, volume={74 4}, pages={650-2} }