Lower brainstem dysfunction in an infant with persistent primitive trigeminal artery.

@article{Okanishi2007LowerBD,
  title={Lower brainstem dysfunction in an infant with persistent primitive trigeminal artery.},
  author={Tohru Okanishi and Yoshiaki Saito and Shiho Miki and Jun-ichi Nagaishi and Keiichi Hanaki and Yutaka Tomita and Chisako Fukuda and Shinya Fujii and Kazunori Fujiwara and Katsuyuki Kawamoto and Fumiko Hata and Yoshihiro Maegaki and Kousaku Ohno},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={189-92}
}
A 6-month-old boy with persistent primitive trigeminal artery (PPTA) presented with stridor, dysphagia, delayed motor development and postural neck and shoulder dystonia. Magnetic resonance imaging/angiography and ultrasonography revealed PPTA, with flow from the dilated basilar artery to the right internal carotid artery, lower brainstem compression by the… CONTINUE READING