We report here the case of a 40-year-old man who presented with sphenoid sinusitis complicated by jugular and cerebral venous thrombosis and intracranial infection 6 weeks after coiling of an anterior choroidal artery aneurysm. The pathogeny of this unusual and severe complication is discussed.
- nose and throat/otolaryngology
- nosocomial infections
- infection (neurology)
- interventional radiology
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Contributors RB and BV wrote the manuscript. JPG and PH edited the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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