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Congenital intracranial aneurysms of the posterior cerebral artery trunk are rare. We have seen but one case in our series of more than 300 aneurysms. The Cooperative Study of Intracranial Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage has reported seven single posterior cerebral main-trunk aneurysms in 2,672 single aneurysm cases,3 an occurrence of 0.26%. We know of no reports of obliterating such aneurysms by trapping.
This is the report of an aneurysm of the posterior cerebral artery trunk that was treated successfully by obliterating the parent vessel with very little permanent neurological deficit.
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