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Neurosurgery. 1992 Feb;30(2):279-83.

Cerebral arterial fenestrations associated with intracranial saccular aneurysms.

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Department of Neurosurgery, Hôpital Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France.


Fenestrations of cerebral arteries other than the anterior communicating artery are rare congenital anomalies, which may be associated with saccular aneurysms. In such cases, the aneurysms may be located at the fenestration itself or may involve other intracranial vessels. This kind of association is not infrequently the cause of angiographic diagnostic problems, as well as surgical difficulties, and consequently needs to be well known to physicians. Four recent cases of rare fenestrations of cerebral arteries associated with intracranial aneurysms are reported in this study and discussed together with a review of the literature.

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