MRI of persistent trigeminal artery.

  title={MRI of persistent trigeminal artery.},
  author={Sanjeev D Athale and J. Randy Jinkins},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={17 4},
OBJECTIVE To describe the classic appearance of persistent trigeminal artery on MR imaging with the typical MR appearance of the hypoplastic precommunal basilar artery. This finding may be used as an ancillary sign of this anomaly in subtle cases of persistent fetal carotid-basilar artery anastomoses. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two women (46 and 19 years of age) with persistent trigeminal artery were examined. An MR imaging study using spin-echo sequences was performed. The findings were confirmed… CONTINUE READING