Persistent trigeminal artery

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell



Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

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
Published: 20th Jul 2012
Last edited: 15th Sep 2019
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