Intracerebral hemorrhage caused by the rupture of a nontraumatic middle meningeal artery aneurysm. Case report and review of the literature

J Neurosurg. 1999 May;90(5):951-4. doi: 10.3171/jns.1999.90.5.0951.


The authors report on the case of a 46-year-old man who presented with an intraparenchymal hemorrhage after the rupture of a nontraumatic aneurysm arising from the middle meningeal artery (MMA). A review of the literature revealed no published cases of intraparenchymal hemorrhage resulting from the rupture of an MMA aneurysm.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aneurysm, Ruptured / complications*
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Meningeal Arteries*
  • Middle Aged