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Persistent trigeminal artery feeding a hemispheric branch of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery: A rare anatomic variant.
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PMID:  21492937     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Persistent trigeminal artery is a rare persistent carotid-basilar anastomosis that usually connect the infracavernous segment of the ICA with the basilar artery. Rarely, PTA may feed cerebellar artery. We describe an exceptional case of PTA terminating in postero-inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) hemispheric branch. Angiographic and CTA features are presented and hypotheses regarding developmental origin of this variation are discussed.
Authors:
G Perot; F Clarençon; F Di Maria; N Sourour; A Biondi; P Cornu; J Chiras
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0150-9861     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
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Created Date:  2011-4-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705086     Medline TA:  J Neuroradiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Masson SAS.
Affiliation:
Department of radiology, Rouen university hospital, 1, rue de Germont, 76000 Rouen, France; Department of neuroradiology, Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital, Paris VI university, 75013 Paris, France.
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