Duplicated MCA

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Anatomic variant.

Modality: DSA (angiography)

Duplicated MCA. 

Case Discussion

This patient's MCA is duplicated - or if you prefer the M1 segment is very short (non-existant) and the bifurcation occurs at the ICA.

This condition is named as middle cerebral artery duplication. This must be differentiated from another variant in which the anomalous vessel originates from the anterior cerebral artery, named as the accessory middle cerebral artery

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Case Information

rID: 6095
Case created: 24th Apr 2009
Last edited: 15th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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