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Persistent trigeminal artery

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


Repeated fits and headache.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

A large calibered artery is seen arising from the junction between the petrous and cavernous segments of the left ICA, passes posteriorly and medially to form the basilar artery tip, with the latter is seen giving rise to the normal calibered PCAs.

Hypoplastic caudal basilar artery and distal vertebral arteries.

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Case information

rID: 27799
Published: 20th Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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