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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.

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