False aneurysm following intracranial surgery

Marcus A. Stoodley*, J. Brian North, Peter L. Reilly, Peter C. Blumbergs, Avninder Sandhu, Penny A. Cohen

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A false aneurysm of the pericaliceal artery formed following resection of a colloid cyst. The aneurysm presumably resulted from arterial damage during surgery and its enlargement may have been facilitated by the surgical defect in the corpus callosum. A spherical hyperdense lesion on postoperative CT may indicate a false aneurysm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)599-602
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • Craniotomy
  • False aneurysm
  • Postoperative complications


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