Table 1.

Clinical data of 16 patients with dissecting aneurysms

Patient no.Age, y*/sexHistoryPrecipitating factorSymptoms and signsInitial therapy/duration, moLater therapy/duration, moClinical outcome
* At the time of diagnosis.
† Left internal carotid artery dissection (LICAD), which occurred 3 years before. Residual vessel occlusion.
‡ No residual or additional signs or symptoms.
P. Horner’s = painful Horner’s syndrome; Ac = anticoagulant; Asa = acetylsalicylic acid; TMB = transient monocular blindness; … = ongoing; Res. = residual.
166 /MMelanomaNoneP. Horner’sAc/5Asa/…Res. Horner’s
242 /MMigraineNoneP. Horner’sAc/3Asa/…Res. Horner’s
330 /MNoneBicycle fallP. Horner’s, TIAAc/3Asa/45Res. Horner’s
450 /MMigraineSport activity (jogging)Headache, strokeAc/6Asa/…Favorable
561 /MParkinson’s depressionNoneTMBAc/3Asa/…Deceased (suicide)
656 /MMigraineCoitusP. Horner’s, strokeAc after 1 mo/3Asa/…Res. hemiparesis
754 /MTobacco useRecent infectionX, XI, XII palsyAc/3Asa/…Transient visual disturbances
845 /FLICADSport activity (volleyball)Painful tinnitusAc/3Asa/…Favorable
941 /MNoneCervical hyperextension (painting)Headache, TIAAc/8Asa/…Favorable
1053 /MHypertensionNoneHeadache; IX, X, XI, XII palsyAc/3Asa/…Favorable
1143 /MNoneNoneP. Horner’sAc/2Asa/…Res. Horner’s
1250 /MNoneSport activity (basketball)Painful TMB, strokeAc/5Asa/…Res. hemiparesis
1333 /FNoneNoneP. Horner’sAc/3Asa/…Res. Horner’s
1447 /MNoneNoneP. Horner’s; IX, X, XI, XII palsyAc/3Asa/…Res. X palsy
1534 /FPolycystic kidney diseaseNoneHeadache, TIAAc/4 d and then Asa/4NoneFavorable
1646 /MNoneSki fallTinnitusAc/4Asa/…Favorable