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Segmental duplication of the fetal anterior cerebral artery.
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PMID:  9688509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Segmental duplications (also termed 'fenestrations') of the fetal anterior cerebral artery are a relatively rare anomaly. Their occurrence was studied in 200 fetuses at 20-40 wk gestational age. Duplications were found in 21 of the 200 fetuses, i.e. 10.5%. In 2 fetuses, i.e. 1%, the duplications were bilateral. In 1 case, i.e. 0.5%, 2 duplications were found on the left anterior cerebral artery. There were 15 segmental duplications on the left anterior cerebral artery, i.e. 62.5% of all duplications, and 9 on the right, i.e. 37.5%. The duplications were located in the distal part of the A1 segment in 45.7%, at the level of the anterior communicating artery (A1-A2) in 37.7%, and in the initial part of the A2 segment in 16.6%. The duplications had 4 different forms namely oviform, fissured, triangular and punctate.
R R Vucetić
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of anatomy     Volume:  192 ( Pt 3)     ISSN:  0021-8782     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Anat.     Publication Date:  1998 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-11     Completed Date:  1998-09-11     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0137162     Medline TA:  J Anat     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  431-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anatomy, Medical Faculty, University of Nis, Yugoslavia.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Arteries / abnormalities*
Gestational Age

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