Intracranial aneurysm due to metastatic choriocarcinoma.

  title={Intracranial aneurysm due to metastatic choriocarcinoma.},
  author={Fumiyuki Momma and Helge Beck and Takashi Miyamoto and Seigo Nagao},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  volume={25 1},
The case of a woman with an episode of subarachnoid hemorrhage 2 days after delivery is presented. An emergency operation was performed, and an intracerebral clot from a ruptured aneurysm was removed. Histologic examination of the resected aneurysm showed metastasis from a choriocarcinoma to the aneurysmal wall. Six cases of intracranial aneurysm due to metastasis of choriocarcinoma are reviewed.