dolichoectasia

dolichoectasia

(dol″ĭ-kō-ek-tā′zh(ē-)ă) [ dolicho- + ectasia]
Abnormal lengthening and twisting of an artery or vein.
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of Cases Acoustic schwannoma 42 Ependymoma 1 Meningioma 6 Epidermoid 4 Arachnoid cyst 5 Lipoma 2 Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia 2 Figure 2.
Showing Distribution of CPA Presence of Calcifications Diagnosis Calcification Acoustic schwannoma 28 Meningioma 2 Epidermoid 0 Arachnoid cyst 0 Lipoma 0 Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia 0
7%, followed by 6 cases of meningioma, 5 cases of arachnoid cyst, 4 cases of epidermoid, two cases of lipoma and vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia and one case of ependymoma.
As reported by Smirniotopoulos et al 1993, [23] vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia have prominent flow voids on magnetic resonance images with similar finding in our study.
We report a case of vertebro-basilar dolichoectasia in a 34 year old male patient who presented with sudden onset of headache, dizziness, diplopia and weakness of the left side of the body.
KEY WORDS: Vertebro-basilar (VB), Dolichoectasia (DE), Basilar artery (BA), Stroke.
Findings are impressive of basilar artery dolichoectasia.
Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia diagnosed by magnetic resonance angiography and risk of stroke and death: a cohort study.
Dolichoectasia of the anterior cerebral arteries in an adolescent.
Dolichoectasia of the intracranial arteries in patients with first ischemic stroke: a population-based study.
Intracranial arterial dolichoectasia in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Downbeat nystagmus and dolichoectasia of the vertebrobasilar artery.