An unusual stroke ischemia in anterior cerebral artery associated with huge sphenoid chordomaBrahim El Mostarchid, Mamoune El Mostarchid, Yao C. Hugues Dokponou, Zineb Siba, Abad Chrif Asri, Miloud Gazzaz.
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