Ruptured saccular aneurysm associated with duplication of the vertebral artery

Surg Neurol. 1991 Sep;36(3):207-9. doi: 10.1016/0090-3019(91)90114-o.


A case of a ruptured aneurysm arising from a duplicated segment of the intracranial portion of the vertebral artery is reported. This particular association, which can be explained by the embryological development of the vertebral artery, has not been described previously.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / complications*
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnostic imaging
  • Middle Aged
  • Radiography
  • Rupture, Spontaneous
  • Vertebral Artery / abnormalities*
  • Vertebral Artery / diagnostic imaging
  • Vertebral Artery / embryology