Basilar artery herniation into the sphenoid sinus resulting in pontine and cerebellar infarction: Demonstration by three-dimensional time-of-flight MR angiography

Rami Kaakaji, Eric J. Russell*

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Abstract

We report a unique case of basilar artery herniation into the sphenoid sinus caused by a traumatic skull base fracture, with persistent patency of the basilar artery. Clinical and imaging features, as well as the relevant literature, are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1348-1350
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume25
Issue number8
StatePublished - Sep 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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