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TABATABAI S, HUSSAIN KHAN Z. A CASE OF GIANT INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM AND SYST EMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS: AN INCIDENTAL OR AN ACCIDENTAL FINDING?. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1997; 11 (3) :241-244
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1099-en.html

From the Department of Neurosurgery, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, I.R. Iran.
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A twelve year old girl, an established case of systemic lupus erythematosus, was referred to us suffering from diplopia and nasal speech for a period of 3 months. Neurological examination was conducted which revealed a right-sided sixth nerve palsy and a pulsatile nasopharyngeal mass. Neurodiagnostic imaging studies confirmed a giant intracavernous internal carotid aneurysm. The malady of the aneurysm and its attendant neurological symptoms responded to the surgical procedure
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Neurosurgery