Rapid growth of an infectious intracranial aneurysm with catastrophic intracranial hemorrhage.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Infectious intracranial aneurysms are rare vascular lesions that classically occur in patients with infective endocarditis. We present a 49-year-old man with altered mental status and headache with rapid growth and rupture of an infectious intracranial aneurysm with catastrophic intracranial hemorrhage, and review issues related to open neurosurgical and endovascular interventions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Koffie, RM; Stapleton, CJ; Torok, CM; Yoo, AJ; Leslie-Mazwi, TM; Codd, PJ

Published Date

  • March 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 603 - 605

PubMed ID

  • 25455738

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-2653

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jocn.2014.09.007

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • Scotland