There is limited literature on the use of mechanical thrombectomy with stent-retrievers in paediatric stroke, especially in the posterior circulation. We report a paediatric case of acute basilar artery occlusion successfully treated by mechanical thrombectomy using stent-retriever but complicated by delayed basilar artery stenosis. This case emphasises prudent selection of thrombectomy device and meticulous long-term follow-up when employed in paediatric stroke.
- interventional radiology
- brain stem/cerebellum
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