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Indian J Radiol Imaging. 2011 Oct;21(4):257-60. doi: 10.4103/0971-3026.90682.

Bilateral hypoplasia of the internal carotid artery.

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Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India.

Abstract

Agenesis and hypoplasia of the internal carotid artery (ICA) are rare congenital anomalies, occurring in less than 0.01% of the population. We report a rare case of bilateral hypoplasia of the ICA in a patient with post-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage. We describe the embryological development of the cerebral vasculature and present a review of literature.

KEYWORDS:

Agenesis; aortic arches; developmental anomaly; hypoplasia; internal carotid artery

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