Persistent trigeminal artery

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

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Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Large persistent trigeminal artery passing from the left ICA to the terminal basilar artery via the cavernous sinus.  Note the grossly hypoplastic vertebro-basilar arterial system as a result of this congenital anomaly with most posterior circulation blood coming from the left ICA via the trigeminal artery.

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Case Information

rID: 18768
Case created: 20th Jul 2012
Last edited: 17th Nov 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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