Absence of the common carotid artery in a patient with a persistent trigeminal artery variant.

@article{Rossitti2001AbsenceOT,
  title={Absence of the common carotid artery in a patient with a persistent trigeminal artery variant.},
  author={Sandro Rossitti and Raili Raininko},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={79-81}
}
We found the present case when retrospectively reviewing the files of patients with intracranial aneurysm in our institution. It concerns the coexistence of a rare developmental anomaly of the aortic arch vessels and a persistent carotid-vertebrobasilar communication variant. Since no common embryologic basis is known, this association was probably… CONTINUE READING