J Korean Neurosurg Soc.  1983 Sep;12(3):501-506.

Traumatic Giant Aneurysm of the Intracavernous Internal Carotid Artery with Massive Epistaxis: Case report

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Authors present a case of traumatic nonfistulous intracavernous aneurysm who presented with massive epistaxis 3 1/2 months after head injury. Because of the high mortality and morbidity associated with traumatic intracavernous aneurysmal rupture, patient with severe cranial injury require recognition that late deterioration and epistaxis, visual disturbance may be due to and intracavernous aneurysm for early diagnosis and adequate treatment.

Keyword

Head injury; Traumatic aneurysm; Intracavernous aneurysm; Epistaxis; Late deterioration
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