Child's Nervous System

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 183–186 | Cite as

Endovascular management of a giant petrous internal carotid artery aneurysm in a child. Case report and literature review

  • Alin BorhaEmail author
  • Vincent Patron
  • Herve Huet
  • Evelyne Emery
  • Charlotte Barbier
Case Report



Aneurysms of the petrosal segment of the internal carotid artery are rare in children and are usually found secondary to trauma and infection or can have a congenital origin. Management includes endovascular therapy, surgery, and in rare cases observation.


Here, we report our experience with a giant petrous internal carotid artery aneurysm in a 16-year-old boy successfully managed endovascularly by parent artery occlusion.


Petrous aneurysm Endovascular Internal carotid artery occlusion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alin Borha
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vincent Patron
    • 2
  • Herve Huet
    • 3
  • Evelyne Emery
    • 1
  • Charlotte Barbier
    • 3
  1. 1.Neurosurgical DepartmentUniversitary Hospital CaenCaenFrance
  2. 2.Otorhinolaryngology DepartmentUniversitary Hospital CaenCaenFrance
  3. 3.Neuroradiology DepartmentUniversitary Hospital CaenCaenFrance

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