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Direct origin of the artery of the cervical enlargement from the left subclavian artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8427098     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An anatomic variation is described in which the principal radiculomedullary artery to the cervical spinal cord, the artery of the cervical enlargement, arises directly from the left subclavian artery. This anomaly is important clinically because it may be necessary to catheterize this vessel selectively during spinal arteriography, and also because unintentional injection of this vessel can be associated with complications.
D L Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:    1993 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-26     Completed Date:  1993-02-26     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Diagnostic Radiology Department, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892.
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MeSH Terms
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Congenital Abnormalities / radiography
Middle Aged
Spinal Cord / blood supply*
Subclavian Artery / abnormalities*

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