Foreign-body granuloma as a complication of wrapping and coating an intracranial aneurysm. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1990 Feb;72(2):292-4. doi: 10.3171/jns.1990.72.2.0292.


A rare case is presented in which a foreign-body granuloma developed at the site of muslin wrapping and Aron Alpha A coating of an internal carotid artery aneurysm. The importance of avoiding the use of muslin, especially close to the optic nerve and chiasm, is emphasized.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Foreign-Body Reaction / etiology*
  • Gossypium / adverse effects
  • Granuloma, Foreign-Body / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / surgery*
  • Middle Aged