Cerebral saccular aneurysm

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Cerebral saccular aneurysm, commonly known as berry aneurysm, is vascular pathology associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage.

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Associated pathology

Systemic - other conditions:[1]

Vascular related conditions:[1]

Collagen vascular disease:[1]


Frequency as per Robbins:[2]

  1. Anterior communicating artery (ACA) ~40%.
  2. Middle cerebral artery (MCA) ~35%.
  3. Internal carotid artery (ICA) ~20%.

Memory device AMI:

  • ACA, MCA, ICA.


  • The numbers vary somewhat from source-to-source. There is broad agreement that the ACA is #1.[3]


See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Mitchell, Richard; Kumar, Vinay; Fausto, Nelson; Abbas, Abul K.; Aster, Jon (2011). Pocket Companion to Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (8th ed.). Elsevier Saunders. pp. 666. ISBN 978-1416054542.
  2. Kumar, Vinay; Abbas, Abul K.; Fausto, Nelson; Aster, Jon (2009). Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease (8th ed.). Elsevier Saunders. pp. 1297. ISBN 978-1416031215.
  3. Seibert, B.; Tummala, RP.; Chow, R.; Faridar, A.; Mousavi, SA.; Divani, AA. (2011). "Intracranial aneurysms: review of current treatment options and outcomes.". Front Neurol 2: 45. doi:10.3389/fneur.2011.00045. PMID 21779274.