February 1974

Intracranial Arterial Aneurysms in Childhood

Author Affiliations

From the departments of neurosurgery (Dr. Shucart) and radiology (Dr. Wolpert), Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston.

Am J Dis Child. 1974;127(2):288-293. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110210138022

Intracranial arterial aneurysms are an increasingly frequent problem in children. In this article we present a discussion of the pathology, clinical presentation, complications, and treatment, as well as a brief consideration of the differential diagnosis of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage.