Vertebrobasilar artery dolichoectasia

Case contributed by Dr Pavel Nikolaev


Complaints of vertigo

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

The diffuse irregular expansion of the vertebral arteries (V4) and the basilar artery along its entire length is determined with a thrombosed aneurysm оf V4 on the right at the level of the vertebrobasilar junction. There is probably a mass-effect with deformation of the third ventricle and moderate hydrocephalus on the right.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates an example of vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia.

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Case information

rID: 65712
Published: 17th Mar 2019
Last edited: 18th Mar 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: 3 ЦВКГ им. А.А.Вишневского

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