Loop-the-loop internal carotid artery

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

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Assessment of transient neurological deficit ? vascular anomaly

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
CT

CT angiography of the neck arteries

Elongated internal carotid arteries bilaterally (arrows) such that the left has a "loop-the-loop" appearance beyond its origin. This per se is not pathological but may reflect underlying atherosclerosis.

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Case information

rID: 28758
Case created: 10th Apr 2014
Last edited: 15th Dec 2016
System: Vascular
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