J. NORMAN BERRY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Although intracranial bruits of benign origin are common in infants and younger children, such bruits when found in adults are nearly always of pathologic origin. The purpose of the present report is to cite an example of benign intracranial and neck bruits in an adult and to speculate on their possible mechanisms of origin.
A 36-year-old Caucasian housewife was admitted to Piedmont Hospital in December, 1961, for investigation of seizures. These were precipitated by abrupt meprobamate withdrawal in the presence of a lowered seizure threshold and will be discussed in detail elsewhere (1). The initial examination disclosed: 
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BERRY JN. Benign Intracranial and Neck Bruits in an Adult. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:661–663. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-4-661
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