Dissection of the posterior cerebral arteries

Dissection of the posterior cerebral arteries

Autor Caplan, L. R. Google Scholar
Estol, C. J. Google Scholar
Massaro, A. R. Google Scholar
Instituição Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr
Harvard Univ
Neurol Ctr Treatment & Rehabil
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Resumo Most reported arterial dissections involve the carotid and vertebral arteries in the neck. Within the intracranial arteries, dissections most often involve the vertebral and basilar arteries.' Intracranial carotid and middle cerebral artery dissections occur much more rarely and seem to develop in younger individuals compared with patients who develop posterior-circulation intracranial dissections. Dissections that involve the posterior cerebral arteries (PCAs) are extremely uncommon and have been very rarely reported.(2-11) We now describe 3 patients who developed PCA lesions that were most likely dissections. Two patients had acute strokes caused by PCA dissections, and 1 patient had a chronic dissecting aneurysm of the PCA.
Idioma Inglês
Data de publicação 2005-07-01
Publicado em Archives of Neurology. Chicago: Amer Medical Assoc, v. 62, n. 7, p. 1138-1143, 2005.
ISSN 0003-9942 (Sherpa/Romeo, fator de impacto)
Publicador Amer Medical Assoc
Extensão 1138-1143
Fonte http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archneur.62.7.1138
Direito de acesso Acesso restrito
Tipo Artigo
Web of Science WOS:000230508600019
Endereço permanente http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/28361

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