Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the middle meningeal artery: possible indicators for early diagnosis in the computed tomography era.

@article{Wang2007TraumaticPO,
  title={Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the middle meningeal artery: possible indicators for early diagnosis in the computed tomography era.},
  author={Chih-Hsiu Wang and Hang-Chung Lee and D. -Y. Cho},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={
          676-681
        }
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Traumatic pseudoaneurysms of the middle meningeal artery, which are associated with high mortality, are difficult to detect early by CT. We provide serial CT scans to show the steps of their formation and suggest characteristics that could be useful in the detection. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 25-year-old man was initially in deep coma had an anisocoric pupil after a traffic accident. Brain CT showed basal skull fracture and traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage with severe… CONTINUE READING