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J Neurocrit Care 2008;1(1): 59-61.
후뇌동맥박리에 의한 후뇌동맥경색증 1예
김경섭1, 이동우2·조양제2·김경환2
국립건강보험공단 일산병원 신경과,1 연세대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실2
A Case of Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction Induced by Posterior Cerebral Artery Dissection
Kyoungsub Kim, MD1 Kyoungsub Kim, MD1, Dong Woo Lee, MD2, Yang-Je Cho, MD2 and Gyung Whan Kim, MD, PhD2
1Department of Neurology, National Health Insurance Corporation Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Korea, 2Department of Neurology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Background: Artery Dissection should be concerned as a risk factor of stroke in young patients.
Case Report: We describe a 26- year-old male patient with posterior cerebral artery infarction resulting from isolated PCA dissection. The brain MRI showed an infarction of the right PCA territory and the DSA (digital subtraction angiography) showed isolated irregular stenosis in PCA P1-P2 junction.
Conclusions: PCA dissection can be a cause of stroke.
Key Words: Posterior cerebral artery·Dissection·Infarction
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