• A young man with polycystic kidney disease was seen initially with a brainstem infarction. Postmortem examination disclosed a dissecting aneurysm of the basilar artery and a saccular aneurysm of the right vertebral artery. Dissecting intracranial aneurysms rarely are associated with saccular aneurysms and, to our knowledge, have not been reported in association with polycystic kidney disease.
Kulla L, Deymeer F, Smith TW, Weiner M, Mullins TF. Intracranial Dissecting and Saccular Aneurysms in Polycystic Kidney Disease: Report of a Case. Arch Neurol. 1982;39(12):776–778. doi:10.1001/archneur.1982.00510240038010
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