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Case Reports in Vascular Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 818241, 3 pages
Case Report

Endovascular Treatment of a Giant Aneurysm of the Maxillary Artery

Department of Vascular Surgery and Department of Radiology, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Infirmary Square, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK

Received 14 November 2011; Accepted 14 December 2011

Academic Editors: K. A. Filis, E. Minar, and A. Silvestro

Copyright © 2011 J. A. Stephenson 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.


Aneurysms of the maxillary artery are rare and the majority of the literature refers to false aneurysms. We report the first case of what we believe to be a spontaneous true maxillary artery aneurysm and its endovascular management.