CASE 84: 25F Unconscious

Findings reveal extensive subarachnoid hemorrhage with cerebral edema. Contrast Study shows presence of multiple cerebral aneurysms in the Circle of Willis

Discussion

Multiple cerebral aneurysms, are seen in 15% of all patients with aneurysms in the normal population.

Among various factors influencing the formation of berry aneurysms are genetic or possible genetic syndromes. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome, and type III collagen deficiency are known to be associated with cerebral aneurysms.

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