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Pseudoaneurysm
Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Pseudoaneurysm (PA), saccular aneurysm (SA)
              • Synonyms

                • "False" aneurysm (as apposed to "true" saccular aneurysm)
              • Definitions

                • Focal arterial dilatation not contained by layer(s) of normal arterial wall
                  • Complete disruption of arterial wall

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Angiographic Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Ramgren B et al: CT angiography in non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage: the importance of arterial attenuation for the detection of intracranial aneurysms. Acta Radiol. ePub, 2014
                                          2. Sailer AM et al: Diagnosing intracranial aneurysms with MR angiography: systematic review and meta-analysis. Stroke. 45(1):119-26, 2014
                                          3. Amenta PS et al: Successful treatment of a traumatic carotid pseudoaneurysm with the Pipeline stent: Case report and review of the literature. Surg Neurol Int. 3:160, 2012
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Pathology

                                                  • Clinical Issues

                                                    • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Abbreviations

                                                        • Pseudoaneurysm (PA), saccular aneurysm (SA)
                                                      • Synonyms

                                                        • "False" aneurysm (as apposed to "true" saccular aneurysm)
                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • Focal arterial dilatation not contained by layer(s) of normal arterial wall
                                                          • Complete disruption of arterial wall

                                                      IMAGING

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            • Angiographic Findings

                                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                  PATHOLOGY

                                                                  • General Features

                                                                    • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                      • Microscopic Features

                                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                        • Presentation

                                                                          • Demographics

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Consider

                                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Ramgren B et al: CT angiography in non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage: the importance of arterial attenuation for the detection of intracranial aneurysms. Acta Radiol. ePub, 2014
                                                                                  2. Sailer AM et al: Diagnosing intracranial aneurysms with MR angiography: systematic review and meta-analysis. Stroke. 45(1):119-26, 2014
                                                                                  3. Amenta PS et al: Successful treatment of a traumatic carotid pseudoaneurysm with the Pipeline stent: Case report and review of the literature. Surg Neurol Int. 3:160, 2012