Congenital absence of the internal carotid artery diagnosed during investigation of trigeminal neuralgia


Congenital absence of the unilateral internal carotid artery (ICA) was found in a patient during MR imaging examination for right trigeminal neuralgia. Magnetic resonance angiography showed complete absence of the right ICA and a large tortuous basilar artery (BA). The source images revealed a deformed right trigeminal nerve resulting from compression by… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00330-001-1262-5


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