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Subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by a fungal aneurysm of the vertebral artery as a complication of intracranial aneurysm clipping. Case report

Subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by a fungal aneurysm of the vertebral artery as a complication of intracranial aneurysm clipping. Case report

Journal of Neurosurgery 73(6): 962-964

A fatal case is reported in a 40-yr-old woman in whom the formation of an aneurysm followed an intracranial intraoperative Aspergillus infection attributable to a long period of preoperative antibiotic medication and immunosuppressive therapy with steroids.

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PMID: 2230983

DOI: 10.3171/jns.1990.73.6.0962

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