Vertebral arterial loop

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Right brachialgia.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

At the C4-5 level, a small right posterolateral disc protrusion encroaches upon the right neural exit. At the same level a vertebral artery loop formation on the left side. 

Case Discussion

Incidental finding of a vascular loop clearly seen on axial T2 images.

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Case information

rID: 63988
Published: 30th Oct 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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