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Anomalous origin of the right vertebral artery from the right common carotid artery associated with an aberrant right subclavian artery
  1. Keerthana Nalamada,
  2. Nitya Chitravanshi,
  3. Ennis Jesus Duffis,
  4. Charles J Prestigiacomo,
  5. Chirag D Gandhi
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr E J Duffis, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 90 Bergen St, Suite 8100, Newark, NJ 07103, USA; eduffis{at}gmail.com

Abstract

Vertebral artery origin anomalies are typically incidental findings during angiography or post mortem examination. We present two cases of vertebral origin from the right common carotid artery in association with an aberrant right subclavian artery. We also review the embryonic development and the clinical significance of this anomaly.

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