Aneurysm of posterior communicating artery

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Oculomotor paresis.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

No acute abnormality detected. No intra/extra-axial bleeding. No overt signs of acute infarction. Normal gray-white matter differentiation. No evidence of brain lesion. 

A left sided PCOM aneurysm is seen. Bilateral fetal PCOM can be seen also. otherwise the anatomy of circle of Willis is conventional. 

No evidence of subarachnoid bleeding (on FLAIR).

No other lesion can be seen. 

Case Discussion

Left posterior communicating artery aneurysm

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Case information

rID: 20188
Published: 6th Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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