Case Report

Carotid cavernous aneurysm in an HIV-positive patient

P. Corr, S. Nadvi
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 4, No 4 | a1513 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v4i4.1513 | © 2018 P. Corr, S. Nadvi | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 31 July 2018 | Published: 31 October 2000

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P. Corr, Departments of Radiology and Neurosurgery, University of Natal and Wentworth Hospital, Durban, South Africa
S. Nadvi, Departments of Radiology and Neurosurgery, University of Natal and Wentworth Hospital, Durban, South Africa

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Abstract

An intracavernous carotid aneurysm in an HIV-positive patient with tuberculous meningitis is presented. HIV-associated intracranial aneurysms are rarely detected in adults, unlike children. The aetiology is postulated.

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