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Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Supplied by the Jugular Branch of the Ascending Pharyngeal Artery Diagnosed by MR Angiography: Report of Two Cases.
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PMID:  21448633     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) is extremely rarely supplied by the artery passing through the hypoglossal canal. This anomalous artery can arise from the cervical internal carotid artery or ascending pharyngeal artery (APA). We present what we believe is the first report of PICA supplied by the jugular branch of the APA that passes through the medial side of the jugular foramen pars vascularis, diagnosed using magnetic resonance angiography. To avoid ischemic brain complications during head and neck surgeries and interventional radiologic procedures, preoperative recognition of anomalously originating pial arteries from the APA is important.
Authors:
Akira Uchino; Chihiro Suzuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cerebellum (London, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-4230     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101089443     Medline TA:  Cerebellum     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397-1 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama, 350-1298, Japan, auchino@saitama-med.ac.jp.
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