Traumatic aneurysms of brain due to high velocity missile head wounds.

@article{Aarabi1988TraumaticAO,
  title={Traumatic aneurysms of brain due to high velocity missile head wounds.},
  author={Bizhan Aarabi},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={22 6 Pt 1},
  pages={1056-63}
}
Two hundred twenty-three of 255 consecutive patients underwent cerebral angiography 16.9 +/- 11.6 days (SD) after high velocity missile injury to the head over a 29-month study period. Shell fragments were the most frequent projectiles (73.7%), and penetrating wounds were the most frequent injuries (61%). During the study, 2 patients (1 with an ophthalmic and the other with an anterior cerebral artery aneurysm) presented with delayed traumatic intracerebral hematoma; the first patient had had… CONTINUE READING

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