Splenial artery

Splenial artery or posterior pericallosal artery arises most commonly from the parieto-occipital branch of the PCA. It represents an important collateral supply from the posterior to anterior cerebral arteries as it anastomoses with the pericallosal artery.

Variant anatomy

Anatomy: Brain

Anatomy: Brain

Article information

rID: 28223
Section: Anatomy
Tag: pm
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Posterior pericallosal artery

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