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Case 8750

A rare cause of epistaxis: non-traumatic cavernous carotid aneurysm

Author(s)
Soares P1, Branco G1, 2, Jordão C1, Graça J1, Evangelista P1, Silva D1.
1- Hospital de Egas Moniz, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Lisbon, Portugal
2- Hospital CUF Infante Santo, Lisbon, Portugal
 
Patient
female, 41 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Paranasal sinuses CT
     

    Axial plane. Right sphenoid sinus opacification and bone wall defect.

     

    Sagital plane.

     

    Coronal plane.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT-angiography
     

    Sagital MIP. Cavernous internal carotid artery aneurysm protruding through sphenoid sinus bone wall defect.

     

    Sagital VRT.

     

    Coronal VRT. Aneurysm (arrow).

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    DSA
     

    Right cavernous internal carotid artery aneurysm.

     

    Slight oblique view

     

    Lateral view

     
     
     
Axial plane. Right sphenoid sinus opacification and bone wall defect.
 
Sagital plane.
 
Coronal plane.
 
Sagital MIP. Cavernous internal carotid artery aneurysm protruding through sphenoid sinus bone wall defect.
 
Sagital VRT.
 
Coronal VRT. Aneurysm (arrow).
 
Right cavernous internal carotid artery aneurysm.
 
Slight oblique view
 
Lateral view
 
 
 
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