RUPTURED ANEURYSM AT THE PERFORATING ARTERY SUPPLYING THE INSULA: CASE REPORT


Inci S., Akbay A., Hazer B., Yavuz K., Ozgen T.

NEUROSURGERY, vol.65, no.1, pp.206-207, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1227/01.neu.0000346270.89755.1e
  • Title of Journal : NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.206-207

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Aneurysms originating from perforating branches of the middle cerebral artery are quite rare. Most of them arise from the lenticulostriate arteries, frequently located within the basal ganglia. We report a perforating artery aneurysm that was entirely embedded within the limen insulae.