Bilateral internal carotid artery hypotrophy in malignant osteopetrosis.

Ramli, N. and Rahmat, K. and Tan, G.P. (2008) Bilateral internal carotid artery hypotrophy in malignant osteopetrosis. Singapore medical journal, 49 (7). e175-7. ISSN 0037-5675

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Official URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18695851

Abstract

Malignant osteopetrosis is associated with petrous carotid canal and internal carotid artery stenosis in the skull base. We present a four-year-old boy with malignant osteopetrosis who developed right frontal lobe infarction as a result of bilateral internal carotid artery hypotrophy.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Biomedical Imaging, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Blood Transfusion; Brain/pathology
Subjects: R Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2011 02:25
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2011 02:25
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1020

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