Pathological consideration of a "blister-like" aneurysm at the superior wall of the internal carotid artery: case report.

@article{Ishikawa1997PathologicalCO,
  title={Pathological consideration of a "blister-like" aneurysm at the superior wall of the internal carotid artery: case report.},
  author={Tomoko Ishikawa and Norihito Nakamura and Kiyohiro Houkin and Mikio Nomura},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={403-5; discussion 405-6}
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Although the incidence is low, a very small aneurysm with a thin wall and no neck arises at the superior wall of the supraclinoid portion of the internal carotid artery and is called a "blister-like" aneurysm. However, the pathogenesis of such a vascular lesion remains uncertain. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 57-year-old man developed a fatal subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by the rupture of a blister-like aneurysm at the superior wall of the internal carotid artery. An… CONTINUE READING

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