Dissecting aneurysms of the basilar artery in 2 patients

C. Bruce Alexander, Peter C. Burger, John A. Goree

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)294-299
Number of pages6
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing


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