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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 8520961, 3 pages
Case Report

Multiple Spontaneous Intracranial-Extracranial Arterial Dissections in a Patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

1Neurology Department, Bezmialem Vakıf University, İstanbul, Turkey
2Radiology Department, Bezmialem Vakıf University, İstanbul, Turkey

Correspondence should be addressed to Elif Gökçal; moc.liamg@99rdfile

Received 7 April 2017; Accepted 4 June 2017; Published 2 July 2017

Academic Editor: Isabella Laura Simone

Copyright © 2017 Mehmet Kolukısa 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.


A 40-year-old male with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) was admitted to the hospital with an acute right monoparesis. Diffusion-weighted MRI showed infarction in the territory of the left anterior cerebral artery (ACA) and in the left posterior cerebral artery (PCA). In his vascular imaging, occlusion of the left vertebral artery (VA) starting from V2 segment was consistent with dissection and pseudoaneurysm in the right ACA. We presented this case because of the presence of spontaneous and simultaneous occurrence of both intracranial and extracranial arterial dissections in OI.