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Case 3457

Aberrant internal carotid artery

Author(s)
Basekim CC, Gungor A, Kutlay AM, Kizilkaya E
 
Patient
male, 7 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT

    A thin section, bone algorithm CT showing the aberrant course of the left internal carotid artery through the middle ear. The left carotid canal is narrower than the right one.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRA

    An image acquired with MRA showing the lateral aberrant course of the left internal carotid artery. The left internal carotid artery is hypoplastic and the A1 segment of the anterior cerebral artery is absent.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRA;
     
     
A thin section, bone algorithm CT showing the aberrant course of the left internal carotid artery through the middle ear. The left carotid canal is narrower than the right one.
 
An image acquired with MRA showing the lateral aberrant course of the left internal carotid artery. The left internal carotid artery is hypoplastic and the A1 segment of the anterior cerebral artery is absent.
 
 
 
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