Postoperative mutism after the clipping of a distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysm. A case report


SELCUKLU A., KURTSOY A. , OKTEM I. S. , Koc R. K. , KAVUNCU I. A.

NEUROSURGICAL REVIEW, cilt.20, ss.214-216, 1997 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 1997
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/bf01105568
  • Dergi Adı: NEUROSURGICAL REVIEW
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.214-216

Özet

A 40-year-old man with mutism developed after clipping a left distal anterior cerebral artery aneurysm is presented. The most characteristic presenting symptom was complete absence of speech with unimpaired consciousness which occured on the fourth day after operation. The patient recovered spontaneously within three weeks.