Persistent carotid-vertebrobasilar anastomoses

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Haris Sair et al.

The persistent carotid-vertebrobasilar anastomoses are named, with the exception of the proatlantal artery, using the cranial nerves with which they run:

A mnemonic to help remember these persistent carotid-vertebrobasilar anastomoses is HOT Pepper.

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rID: 4776
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Persistent Carotid-Vertebrobasilar Anastomoses
  • Persistent carotid-basilar artery anastomosis

Cases and figures

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    Case 1: persistent trigeminal artery
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    Case 2: persistent hypoglossal artery
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    Case 3: Proatlantal intersegmental artery
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