Death due to a ruptured berry aneurysm in a 3.5-year-old child

Joseph A. Prahlow, Elisabeth J. Rushing, Jeffrey J. Barnard

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Berry aneurysms in childhood are rare and have certain characteristics that distinguish them from their adult counterparts. A case of death caused by a ruptured berry aneurysm in a child is presented, and the topic is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)391-394
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1998



  • Berry aneurysm
  • Cerebral artery
  • Childhood
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Sudden death

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Law

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