Cerebral vasospasm

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Recovering from neurosurgery. Now new neurological deficits.

Patient Data

Age: adult
Gender: Male
Modality: DSA (angiography)

These frontal images of arterial phase of internal carotid injections demonstrate bilateral, but more marked on the right, long segments of smooth narrowing. An aneurysm clip is noted in the region of the Acom, and multiple clips on the right in the region of the MCA. 

Case Discussion

Features are characteristic of vasospasm in a patient a few days after extensive aneurysm clipping. 

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Case Information

rID: 4530
Case created: 8th Sep 2008
Last edited: 2nd Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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