TITLE

Case Report: Persistent Hypoglossal Artery

AUTHOR(S)
Bömler, J.
PUB. DATE
June 1981
SOURCE
Angiology;Jun1981, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the treatment of persistent hypoglossal artery. Several cases of persistent primitive arteries between the carotid and the basilar artery system in man have been reported. In the human embryo there are several communicating vessels making up the primitive cerebral vascularization. A 73-year-old female was admitted to the neurosurgical department with the suspicion of an intracerebral hematoma. An acute CT-scan showed a relatively extended hematoma in the right hemisphere with protrusion to trigonum and temporal cornu. There was no displacement of the midline structures and there was no compression of the ventricle system. An arteriogram of the common carotid artery on the right side was performed with direct puncture of the common carotid artery approximately 1 cm caudal of the division-point.
ACCESSION #
16392340

 

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