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Asymptomatic Carotid Rete Mirabile Associated With Contralateral Carotid Agenesis: A Case Report.
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PMID:  21444349     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Carotid rete mirabile (CRM) is a physiological network between the external carotid artery (ECA) and internal carotid artery (ICA) in lower mammals. It is a transdural arterial network centered at the parasellar area, in anatomical localization of intracavernous or petrous segment of ICA, associated with hypoplasia or absence of the cervical or petrous segment of ICA. It clinically presents as hemorrhagic or ischemic cerebrovascular disorder. Carotid rete mirabile have an angiographic frequency of 0.01%. The authors present a new case of right ICA agenesis supported by primary collateral channels associated with left hypoplasic ICA and CRM. It is an unusual entity and we highlight the role of CRM in cerebral hemodynamic in this asymptomatic vascular patient. Our aim is detail the angiographic features and diagnosis criteria of CRM.
Yolanda Aburto-Murrieta; Bonifacio-Delgadillo Dulce
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1938-9116     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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