Aberrant right vertebral artery

Case contributed by Dr Vougiouklis Nikos

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62 years old lady with hyperlipidemia.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
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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Case information

rID: 18032
Case created: 2nd Jun 2012
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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