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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 643965, 4 pages
Case Report

Ocular Symptomatology, Management, and Clinical Outcome of a Giant Intracranial Aneurysm

1Department of Ophthalmology, Patission General Hospital, 15-17 Halkidos Street, 11143 Athens, Greece
2Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Larissa, Mezourlo, 41110, Larissa, Greece

Received 30 November 2011; Revised 25 January 2012; Accepted 4 February 2012

Academic Editor: Aaron S. Dumont

Copyright © 2012 Chryssa Terzidou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Giant aneurysms of the anterior intracranial circulation are rare, slowly progressive vascular abnormalities, often presenting with neuro-ophthalmological symptoms before they rupture. This is a case of a 55-year-old woman with a double aneurysm of the anterior intracranial circulation, part of which was giant, diagnosed exclusively on the basis of ocular manifestations. We also describe successful management of the case throughout a long follow-up period.