An uncommon consequence of intracranial vascular disease is the intramural dissection of blood, or “dissecting aneurysm.” A 69-year-old man with chronic subarachnoid hemorrhage from a posterior fossa mass lesion and a 30-year-old man with migraine and a brain stem stroke illustrate the diverse etiologic, clinical, radiographic, and pathologic characteristics of this unusual lesion.
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- Clinical Neurology
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
- Advanced and Specialized Nursing