Intracranial aneurysms in sickle cell anemia: clinical and imaging findings.

  title={Intracranial aneurysms in sickle cell anemia: clinical and imaging findings.},
  author={S A Nabavizadeh and A. Vossough and Rebecca N. Ichord and Janet L. Kwiatkowski and Bryan Anthony Pukenas and Michelle Janine Smith and Philip B Storm and Eric L. Zager and Robert Hurst},
  journal={Journal of neurointerventional surgery},
  volume={8 4},
BACKGROUND Cerebral aneurysm formation is one of the cerebrovascular complications of sickle cell disease. OBJECTIVE To report the clinical and imaging findings of intracerebral aneurysms and their treatment in pediatric and adult patients with sickle cell disease. METHODS Review of clinical data via chart abstraction and radiologic features at the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia from 2000 to 2014 and review of the literature since 1942. RESULTS Nineteen… CONTINUE READING