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Aberrant right vertebral artery

Case contributed by Dr Vougiouklis Nikos


62 years old lady with hyperlipidemia.

Patient Data:

Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

In the lower neck a wide right vertebral artery travels outside the intraspinal foramen following a parallel course with the common carotid artery . At the level of the mandible the vertebral artery turns and enters the transverse foramen.

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