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CURRENT ISSUEJOURNAL OF NEUROSURGICAL SCIENCES

A Journal on Neurosurgery

Indexed/Abstracted in: e-psyche, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Neuroscience Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 1,158

Frequency: Quarterly

ISSN 0390-5616

Online ISSN 1827-1855

Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences 2010 September;54(3):105-7

 

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Intracranial aneurysm formation in siblings with pseudoxanthoma elasticum: case report

Defillo A., Nussbaum E. S.

National Brain Aneurysm Center, Saint Joseph Hospital, Twin Cities, MA, USA

Although intracranial aneurysms have been associated with many hereditary collagen disorders, the incidence of brain aneurysms in pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) appears to be exceedingly low and uncertain. We describing a rare case of a sisters with PXE who both developed intracranial aneurysms. This report supports the previously questioned hypothetical association between PXE and intracranial aneurysms.

language: English


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