TITLE

Persistent Trigeminal Artery with Bilateral Ophthalmoplegia and Contralateral Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Purkayastha, S.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Neuroradiology Journal;Jun2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p401
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The most frequent persistent embryonic communication between the vertebrobasilar and carotid systems in adult life is a persistent trigeminal artery (PTA). Several anatomic variants of PTA have been described. The other associations of PTA mainly include aneurysm and vascular steal phenomena between basilar and carotid systems. We describe an interesting case of PTA with bilateral ophthalmoplegia and contralateral occlusion of the internal carotid artery.
ACCESSION #
38011786

 

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