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Vol 81, No 4 (2022)
Case report
Submitted: 2021-07-19
Accepted: 2021-08-06
Published online: 2021-09-15
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Double unilateral fenestration of the anterior cerebral artery in the pre-communicating segment: a report of a unique case

M. Trandafilović1, L. Vasović2, S. Vlajković1, M. Milić34, M. Drevenšek56
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Pubmed: 34545561
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Folia Morphol 2022;81(4):1058-1061.
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  1. Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Niš, Serbia
  2. Faculty of Medicine, University of Niš, Serbia
  3. Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Niš, Serbia
  4. Department of Forensic Medicine in Niš, Serbia
  5. Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  6. Department of Orthodontics, Ljubljana University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Vol 81, No 4 (2022)
CASE REPORTS
Submitted: 2021-07-19
Accepted: 2021-08-06
Published online: 2021-09-15

Abstract

A unique example of two fenestrations of the pre-communicating (A1) segment of the right anterior cerebral artery (ACA) in a 78-year-old woman was a special case among 388 cadaveric specimens. It was found by a retrospective review of the personal data obtained during graduate and undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Medicine.
Two unequal fenestrations of the right A1 segment were associated with the presence of a pseudo anterior communicating artery, hypoplasia of the right posterior communicating artery and the left superior cerebellar artery, absence of the right anterior inferior cerebellar artery, and ectasia of the basilar artery; however, the cerebral arteries were without aneurysm(s) or other pathology. The reason could be the almost equal ACA diameter on both sides.

Abstract

A unique example of two fenestrations of the pre-communicating (A1) segment of the right anterior cerebral artery (ACA) in a 78-year-old woman was a special case among 388 cadaveric specimens. It was found by a retrospective review of the personal data obtained during graduate and undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Medicine.
Two unequal fenestrations of the right A1 segment were associated with the presence of a pseudo anterior communicating artery, hypoplasia of the right posterior communicating artery and the left superior cerebellar artery, absence of the right anterior inferior cerebellar artery, and ectasia of the basilar artery; however, the cerebral arteries were without aneurysm(s) or other pathology. The reason could be the almost equal ACA diameter on both sides.

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Keywords

anterior cerebral artery, fenestration, brain base, associated arterial variations

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Title

Double unilateral fenestration of the anterior cerebral artery in the pre-communicating segment: a report of a unique case

Journal

Folia Morphologica

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Vol 81, No 4 (2022)

Article type

Case report

Pages

1058-1061

Published online

2021-09-15

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667

DOI

10.5603/FM.a2021.0088

Pubmed

34545561

Bibliographic record

Folia Morphol 2022;81(4):1058-1061.

Keywords

anterior cerebral artery
fenestration
brain base
associated arterial variations

Authors

M. Trandafilović
L. Vasović
S. Vlajković
M. Milić
M. Drevenšek

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