On the inheritance of intracranial aneurysms

Wouter I. Schievink, Daniel J. Schaid, Harry M. Rogers, David G. Piepgras, Virginia V. Michels

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Background and Purpose The familial occurrence of intracranial aneurysms suggests the presence of a genetically determined underlying arteriopathy. The pattern of inheritance in these families usually is not known. Methods A family with seven members with intracranial aneurysms is described and, from the literature before 1994, a total of 238 families with 560 affected members.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2028-2037
Number of pages10
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1994


  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • Enetics
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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    Schievink, W. I., Schaid, D. J., Rogers, H. M., Piepgras, D. G., & Michels, V. V. (1994). On the inheritance of intracranial aneurysms. Stroke, 25(10), 2028-2037. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.25.10.2028