Endovascular management of a giant petrous internal carotid artery aneurysm in a child. Case report and literature review
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.
KeywordsPetrous aneurysm Endovascular Internal carotid artery occlusion
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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