ISSN: 2640-7876
Global Journal of Rare Diseases
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Intracranial aneurysm and subarachnoid hemorrhage in a 4-years-old patient

Flávio Ramalho Romero1* and Rodolfo Brum Vieira2

1PhD, Substitute professor of Neurosurgery at São Paulo State University, Botucatu – Brazil; Botucatu Brain and Spine Institute, Brazil
2MD, Neurosurgeon at Botucatu Brain and Spine Institute, Brazil
*Corresponding author: Flavio Ramalho Romero, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, UNESP, Botucatu, Rubião Junior District no number, Rubião Júnior, Botucatu (SP), Zip code: 18618-970, Brazil, Tel: 3811-6015; E-mail:
Received: 31 July, 2019 | Accepted: 16 August, 2019 | Published: 19 August, 2019

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Romero FR, Vieira RB (2019) Intracranial aneurysm and subarachnoid hemorrhage in a 4-years-old patient. Glob J Rare Dis 4(1): 009-009. DOI: 10.17352/2640-7876.000014

Pediatric intracranial aneurysm (PIA) is a rare condition, accounting 7% of all intracranial aneurysms. A slight male predominance is observed (two to one) and 25% of lesions are in posterior circulation. PIA should be considered in children with sudden headache and unexplained loss of consciousness. Treatment is challenging and technically demanding comparing with adult cases. Here we present a case of 4-years-old girl with sudden headache and seizures, with CT-scan showing subarachnoid hemorrhage and angio-CT with anterior communicating complex aneurysm. Our choice was microsurgical clipping and outcome was very good [1-5].

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