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Congenital or berry aneurysm in the optic nerve
  1. Russell V. Milliser,
  2. Stephen R. Greenberg,
  3. Benjamin H. Neiman
  1. Department of Pathology, The Chicago Medical School, University of Health Sciences, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
  2. The Department of Pathology, The MacNeal Memorial Hospital, Berwyn, Illinois, U.S.A.
  3. The Department of Pathology, The Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.


    A case is presented of a 67-year-old woman with hypertension and arteriosclerosis who died from cerebral infarction. There was an associated arteriosclerotic aneurysm of the right vertebral artery, and incidental congenital or berry aneurysms of the anterior communicating and left internal carotid or anterior cerebral artery. The latter aneurysm was situated within the left optic nerve.

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