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Thrombosed posterior-inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm: a rare cerebellopontine angle tumour

  • David P. Morris (a1), Robert H. Ballagh (a1), Alvin Hong (a1), David A. Moffat (a1) and David G. Hardy (a1)...


A case report of a thrombosed posterior-inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm is described. The tumour masqueraded as a vestibular schwannoma on imaging but the presenting featureswere unusual, the facial pain and weakness predominating despite well preserved hearing. This is an example of a rare cerebellopontine angle tumour and highlights the need for suspicion when lesions present atypically.


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Address for correspondence: Dr David P. Morris, 108 Westbourne Avenue South, Burnley, Lanes BB11 4QZ.


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