An unusual stroke ischemia in anterior cerebral artery associated with huge sphenoid chordoma
Brahim El Mostarchid, Mamoune El Mostarchid, Yao C. Hugues Dokponou, Zineb Siba, Abad Chrif Asri, Miloud Gazzaz.
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An ischemic stroke within a primitive intracranial tumour is very rare.
This patient presented an ischemic stroke in anterior cerebral artery territory, concomitant with huge sphenoidal chordoma four-month after transsphenoidal approach. This ischemia was installed four months after surgery. This event with radiological findings is uncommon.
The physiopathological of this ischemic stroke are discussed.
Key words: sphenoidal chordoma, surgery transssphenoidal approach, ischemic strok, anterior cerebral artery territory