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Published online: 2017-06-14
Submitted: 2017-03-26
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Arteria trigemina primitiva — radiological report of three cases and review of literature

A. Tomalczyk, Z. Kaurzel, W. Szubert, P. Oszukowski
DOI: 10.5603/FM.a2017.0054
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Pubmed: 28653308
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Folia Morphol 2017;76(4):757-761.

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Vol 76, No 4 (2017)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2017-06-14
Submitted: 2017-03-26
Accepted: 2017-05-19

Abstract

The main aim of this paper is to present 3 cases of persistent (patent) primitive trigeminal artery incidentally revealed during various radiological examinations. The presence and function of these vessels in extrauterine life is sometimes associated with other vascular abnormalities, e.g. aneurysms, haemangiomas, moyamoya disease, but frequently found incidentally without any negative signs or symptoms. The presented cases of patients with primitive trigeminal artery clearly show that the reported ailments, which had made the diagnostic imagining necessary, were not associated with the patency of this artery.

Abstract

The main aim of this paper is to present 3 cases of persistent (patent) primitive trigeminal artery incidentally revealed during various radiological examinations. The presence and function of these vessels in extrauterine life is sometimes associated with other vascular abnormalities, e.g. aneurysms, haemangiomas, moyamoya disease, but frequently found incidentally without any negative signs or symptoms. The presented cases of patients with primitive trigeminal artery clearly show that the reported ailments, which had made the diagnostic imagining necessary, were not associated with the patency of this artery.

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Keywords

primitive carotid-basilar anastomosis, primitive trigeminal artery, anatomic variations, incidence

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Title

Arteria trigemina primitiva — radiological report of three cases and review of literature

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Vol 76, No 4 (2017)

Pages

757-761

Published online

2017-06-14

DOI

10.5603/FM.a2017.0054

Pubmed

28653308

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Folia Morphol 2017;76(4):757-761.

Keywords

primitive carotid-basilar anastomosis
primitive trigeminal artery
anatomic variations
incidence

Authors

A. Tomalczyk
Z. Kaurzel
W. Szubert
P. Oszukowski

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