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Persistent vestige of dorsal ophthalmic artery: a case report


A rare case of a persistent dorsal ophthalmic artery is reported. An elderly woman presented with subarachnoid hemorrhage and hydrocephalus. A CT angiogram revealed findings consistent with a small aneurysm and the presence of a dorsal ophthalmic artery. This was confirmed with catheter diagnostic angiography. The radiological findings, embryology and anatomy of these dual ophthalmic arteries are discussed.

  • Dual ophthalmic arteries
  • dorsal ophthalmic artery
  • spine
  • artery
  • subarachnoid
  • vasculitis
  • thrombectomy
  • navigation
  • blood flow
  • balloon
  • angiography
  • bioactive

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