Congenital agenesis/aplasia of the internal carotid arteries: Mra and spect findings

Vittorio Iaccarino, Enrico Tedeschi, Arturo Brunetti, Andrea Soricelli, Marco Salvatore

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Abstract

Single photon emission CT (SPECT) and MRI and MR angiography studies were performed in a patient with right internal carotid artery (ICA) agenesis, left ICA aplasia, and multiple associated vascular abnormalities identified with digital subtraction angiography. Magnetic resonance angiography provided an excellent depiction of the extra and intracranial vascular abnormalities. No evidence of brain lesions or perfusion defects was demonstrated with MRI and SPECT, despite the markedly altered vascular anatomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)987-990
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Volume19
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Keywords

  • Anomalies, congenital
  • Arteries, internal carotid
  • Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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