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Bilateral mirror aneurysms at the origin of the posteroinferior cerebellar artery: case report and review of the literature
  1. Giuseppe Mariniello1,
  2. Francesco Briganti2,
  3. Fabio Tortora2,
  4. Mariano Marseglia2,
  5. Francesco Maiuri1
  1. 1Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Cattedra di Neurochirurgia, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
  2. 2Sezione di Neuroradiologia Interventistica, Università degli Studi di Napoli ‘Federico II’, Napoli, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Giuseppe Mariniello, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via S. Pansini 5, Napoli 80131, Italy; giumarin{at}


We report an exceptional case of symmetrical mirror aneurysms at the origin of the posterior inferior cerebellar arteries treated by endovascular occlusion. Questions related to a correct diagnosis and treatment at this localization are discussed.

  • Artery, coil
  • coiling
  • intervention
  • mirror aneurysms
  • posterior fossa
  • Posterior inferior cerebellar artery

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