OJMN  Vol.5 No.1 , January 2015
Unruptured Aneurysm at the Origin of the Duplicated Middle Cerebral Artery Treated by Coil Embolization: A Case Report
ABSTRACT
Aneurysm at the origin of a duplication of the middle cerebral artery (DMCA) is very rare, and only 29 treated cases have been reported. All of the cases were treated by direct surgery except a ruptured case treated by intentional partial coil embolization. We report the first unruptured case treated by coil embolization and review the previously published cases. Coil embolization can be alternative treatment for an unruptured aneurysm at the origin of the DMCA. Stable framing to spare the origin of it and prevention of thromboembolic complications are keys for safe treatment.

Cite this paper
Toyota, S. , Kumagai, T. , Sugano, H. , Yamamoto, S. , Mori, K. and Taki, T. (2015) Unruptured Aneurysm at the Origin of the Duplicated Middle Cerebral Artery Treated by Coil Embolization: A Case Report. Open Journal of Modern Neurosurgery, 5, 27-33. doi: 10.4236/ojmn.2015.51005.
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