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Anyone know what is a traumatic basilar artery aneurysm?

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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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In brief: As the name suggests

It is aneurysm of dilatation of the basilar artery (at the back side of brain) due arterial wall disruption as a result of injury.

In brief: As the name suggests

It is aneurysm of dilatation of the basilar artery (at the back side of brain) due arterial wall disruption as a result of injury.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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In brief: Trauma

Head or neck injury of significant force can damage the entire or partial arterial wall and cause a dilation as a full thickness aneurysmal wall or a partial injury with pseudoaneurysm- pulsatille hematoma.
The two posterior neck arteries, the vertebral s join to form the basilar artery to the brain..

In brief: Trauma

Head or neck injury of significant force can damage the entire or partial arterial wall and cause a dilation as a full thickness aneurysmal wall or a partial injury with pseudoaneurysm- pulsatille hematoma.
The two posterior neck arteries, the vertebral s join to form the basilar artery to the brain..
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