Case 27

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

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Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199599837
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191753503 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 27

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A 43-year-old woman is admitted with a sudden severe headache in good neurological condition. She has marked photophobia and is vomiting. Her CT scan shows subarachnoid blood and angiograms confirm a right PCom aneurysm. The patient undergoes coiling of the aneurysm as in view of the neck it is considered likely to provide a good angiographic result. The angiograms before and after coiling are shown in Fig. 27.1. She makes a good recovery which continues when she is seen in outpatients 6 weeks later.

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Subjects: Neurosurgery ; Clinical Radiology

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