Left MCA trifurcation aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Headache, incidental finding

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
CT

Large hyperdense mass with calcification in its wall contiguous with the left MCA trifurcation (best seen on the coronal) = aneurysm

Case Discussion

Large cerebral aneurysms can have unusual appearances and sometimes, especially when thrombosed, can mimic masses. Preoperative recognition is crucial. 

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Case information

rID: 20481
Case created: 21st Nov 2012
Last edited: 7th Feb 2017
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