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Rapidly growing basilar dissecting aneurysm
  1. Jo P Peluso,
  2. Willem Jan van Rooij,
  3. Menno Sluzewski
  1. Department of Radiology, St Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Tilburg, The Netherlands
  1. Professor W J van Rooij, Department of Radiology, St Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Hilvarenbeekseweg 60 5022 GC Tilburg, The Netherlands; radiol{at}

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A 58-year-woman was admitted in poor clinical condition (Hunt and Hess grade V) after subarachnoid and intraventricular haemorrhage. She was intubated, and hydrocephalus was treated with ventricular drainage. Angiography on day 3 showed a small dissecting aneurysm of the distal …

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