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Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 Feb;27(2):240.e1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2012.10.003.

Anomalous ascending pharyngeal artery arising from the internal carotid artery: report of three cases.

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  • 1Neurosurgery Department, Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain.


Anomalous branches from the internal carotid artery (ICA) have been reported rarely in the literature. We report three cases of ascending pharyngeal arising from the ICA. It is essential to be aware of these variations in carotid artery surgery.

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