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A rare carotid-basilar anastomosis traversing the jugular foramen: origin and clinical implications.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22005698     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report describes imaging in a patient with a unique unnamed carotid-basilar anastomosis, where the entry into the skull was via the jugular foramen. There were associated findings of absent right and hypoplastic left vertebral arteries and an aberrant right subclavian artery. We speculate that the persistent anastomosis is developmentally related to the jugular branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery. Clinical implications of the course via the jugular foramen are also discussed.
Authors:
A I Ranchod; S Gora; R N Swartz; S Andronikou; V Mngomezulu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-10-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1591-0199     ISO Abbreviation:  Interv Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-18     Completed Date:  2011-12-20     Revised Date:  2013-06-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602695     Medline TA:  Interv Neuroradiol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  347-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. airanchod@gmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arterio-Arterial Fistula / radiography*
Basilar Artery / abnormalities*,  radiography
Carotid Arteries / abnormalities*,  radiography
Humans
Jugular Veins*
Male
Skull Base*
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