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Asaleye A, Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 02 Apr 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-72115
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13 Dec 2019
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Radiology Department, Clinix Healthcare, Lagos, Nigeria.
Headache, dizziness and bilateral hemiparesis.
Age: 50 years
From the case: Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia
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The basilar artery is dilated, elongated and tortuous. It compresses on the floor of the third ventricle causing mild obstructive hydrocephalus.
Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia is usually asymptomatic and <10% of the patients have neurological symptoms. This patient presented with headache, dizziness and bilateral hemiparesis.
- 1. Ritesh Kansal, Amit Mahore, Nitin Dange, Sanjay Kukreja. Dolichoectasia of vertebrobasilar arteries as a cause of hydrocephalus. (2011) Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 02 (01): 062. doi:10.4103/0976-3147.80106 - Pubmed