LOUIS ODESSKY, M.D.; DAVID E. FADER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
An aneurysm, apparently self-cured, situated in the left anterior cranial fossa and attached by a long narrow arterial stalk to the left internal carotid artery, was shelled out at operation, the patient making an uneventful recovery. This aneurysm simulated a tumor in that it was found far removed from the customary locations of intracranial aneurysms, caused only psychotic symptoms, and was larger than most aneurysms.
A 34 year old white man was admitted to the hospital in a semicomatose condition on October 20, 1949. During the previous evening he had experienced his first convulsion (Jacksonian in type), which
ODESSKY L, FADER DE. LARGE ANEURYSM IN THE ANTERIOR CRANIAL FOSSA: SUCCESSFUL REMOVAL WITH RECOVERY1. Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:1048–1053. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-5-1048
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