EURORAD ESR

Case 13770

Partial oculomotor nerve palsy due to a basilar tip aneurysm

Author(s)
Schepers Christophe1, Schepers Steven2

1 Medical Student, KU Leuven.
UZ Leuven, UZ Gasthuisberg,
Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven;
Email:cschepers18@gmail.com
2 Department of Radiology,
Jessa Ziekenhuis Hasselt,
Stadsomvaart 11, 3500 Hasselt
Email:stevenschepers@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 72 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    3D T1-weighted vibe image after injection of gadolinium

    Basilar tip aneurysm (1) pressing on the root-entry zone of the left oculomotor nerve (2)

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Neuroradiology brain; Vascular; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Curved MPR image of CTA Carotid Arteries

    Tortuous course of the internal carotid arteries (area between arrows) contributing to the “String-of-beads” aspect of the right internal carotid artery.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Cardiovascular system; Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; CT-Angiography; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dysplasias; Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Volume rendering of 3D Time-of-Flight image of Circle of Willis

    Basilar tip aneurysm.

     
    Area of Interest: Arteries / Aorta; Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; CT-Angiography; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Aneurysms;
     
     
Basilar tip aneurysm (1) pressing on the root-entry zone of the left oculomotor nerve (2)
 
Tortuous course of the internal carotid arteries (area between arrows) contributing to the “String-of-beads” aspect of the right internal carotid artery.
 
Basilar tip aneurysm.
 
 
 
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